The Circle of Excellence

Young leaders connecting to provide support for patients and their families at McLeod Health.

The Circle of Excellence, a giving society of McLeod Health Foundation, is comprised of individuals and couples 45 and under who give $500 annually to McLeod Health Foundation. This dynamic group works alongside the Founders’ Society, a long-standing annual giving society, to fund specialized programs and services that benefit patients and their families served at McLeod Health.


The Circle of Excellence is about our community. It’s about providing the level of care we want to have available for our families and neighbors. Each year, members of The Circle of Excellence will review a list of high-priority needs from McLeod Health and vote on how to award the funds.

How to Join

Membership simply requires a pledge of $500 or more, payable over a 12-month period. Gifts may be made in honor or memory of a loved one. A pledge form is enclosed. Donations of a lesser amount also are welcomed.

To join or learn more, contact:

Meggie Baker, Circle of Excellence, Co- Chair,
Dr. Vicki Chung, Circle of Excellence, Co-Chair,
Elizabeth Jones, McLeod Foundation,
Davis Sawyer, McLeod Foundation,

Only individuals/couples who are under 45 are eligible to join. If joining, The Circle of Excellence as a couple, one member of the couple must be under 45.  Over 45? Consider the Founders’ Society.


The fulfillment you will receive by making a difference for our patients and their families is immeasurable. As a member of The Circle of Excellence, you also will receive the following benefits:

  • Annual recognition party
  • Invitation to various social and educational events throughout the year
  • Opportunity to tour McLeod Regional Medical Center
  • Recognition on McLeod Health Foundation website and in annual report
  • Entrance for TWO to the McLeod Children’s Hospital November Fest on November 15, 2019 downtown Florence.
  • McLeod Circle of Excellence Founding Members

    Mr. and Mrs. Charlie Abbott
    Mr. and Mrs. Harry Allen
    Ms. Meggie Baker*
    Ms. Elizabeth Battle
    Dr. and Mrs. Brian Blaker
    Mr. and Mrs. Travis Blayton
    Mr. and Mrs. Michael Bolick
    Ms. Mallory Brayboy*
    Drs. Cary and
    Mary Sue Brewton
    Ms. Erin Brown
    Mr. and Mrs. Gunter Bullock
    Mr.  Darren Youmans and
    Dr. Vicki Chung*


    Dr.  and Mrs. Michael Collins
    Mr. and Mrs. Jeremy Collins
    Dr. and Mrs. Eric Coughlin
    Ms. Courtney Cribb
    Ms. John S. Deberry, Jr.
    Mr. and Mrs. Curt Derrick
    Mr. and Mrs. Reginald Duncan
    Mr. and Mrs. Jule Eldridge
    Mr. and Mrs. Cameron Faile
    Mr. and Mrs. Brian Fast
    Mr. and Mrs. Jamie Foster
    Mr. and Mrs. Ryan Galloway
    Ms. Reba Gaskins
    Mr. and Mrs. Cody Goodwin
    Mr. John and
    Dr. Candice Greenan
    Mr. and Mrs. Barnett Greenberg*
    Mr. and Mrs. William Hardaway
    Mr. and Mrs. Derek Hemmingsen
    Mr. Robby Hill
    Mr. and Mrs. Alec Hogsette*
    Dr. and Mrs. Jason Howard
    Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Hunter
    Mr. and Mrs. Casey Hydro
    Mr. and Mrs. Kendall Jackson
    Dr. and Mrs. Will Jackson
    Mr. and Mrs. Andy Jeffords
    Mr. and Mrs. Phil Jones
    Mr. and Mrs. Gregg Jones
    Mr. and Mrs. Daniel Jordan
    Mr. Laithe and Dr. Jamie Kenney-Kalbuneh
    Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Kennedy
    Mr. and Mrs. Jay Lee
    Mr. and Mrs. Andrew Marsh
    Mr. and Mrs. Chris Moore
    Mr. and Mrs. Ashley Nance*
    Drs. Erin and Will Patton
    Dr. and Mrs. Carmen Piccolo
    Mr. and Mrs. Josh Pierce
    Mr. and Mrs. Johnny Rishmawi
    Mr. and Mrs. Gantt Sawyer
    Mr. and Mrs. Seth Sherard
    Dr. and Mrs. Andrew Smith
    Mr. and Mrs. Forrest Snipes
    Mr. and Mrs. Rhett Spencer
    Mr. Kyle Srimoungchanh and Ms. Courtney Moore
    Mr. and Mrs. Clay Swaggard
    Mr. and Mrs. Adam Swindler
    Dr. and Mrs. Chad Thurman
    Dr. Jarrod Tippins
    Mr. and Mrs. Steve Toniolo
    Mr. and Mrs. Derick Urquhart
    Dr. and Mrs. Vivek Vasuki*
    Mr. and Mrs. Michael Vause
    Dr. and Mrs. Johnson Walker
    Mr. and Mrs. Christopher Wentzell*
    Dr. Jill Wilkes
    Mr. and Mrs. Dikran Yacoubian*

    *Circle of Excellence Executive Committee Member