Carroll Hospital Center in Westminster, Md., has appointed Helen W. Whitehead as the new chairwoman of the hospitals board of directors and Jeffrey Wothers as the new vice chairman of the board, according to a news release. Both began their posts Oct. 1.
Whitehead has been a member of the board since 2007 and previously was the boards vice chairwoman. Whitehead is the president of Whitehead Coaching, LLC.
She previously served as president of Enterprise Business Partners, LLC, and as senior vice president of corporate operations for Integrated Health Service, Inc., a national healthcare company. In addition, she was a founding member and vice president of the Maryland National Healthcare Banking Group, a healthcare banking practice. Whitehead earned her bachelor of arts degree in psychology from Duke University in Durham, N.C.
A lawyer for nearly 25 years, Wothers earned his law degree from Widener University School of Law in Wilmington, Del. He is a partner at Niles, Barton & Wilmer, LLP, in Baltimore, concentrating on property insurance law, related first party insurance matters and commercial litigation. Wothers is a member of the American Bar Associations property insurance law committee and the tort trial and insurance practice sections. He also is a member of the Defense Research Institute and serves on the Carroll County planning and zoning commission. Wothers practices in the state and federal courts of Pennsylvania, Maryland, West Virginia and Washington, D.C.