Executive Board

Ronald L. Schwartz (Founder, Chair)Memory Center/Hattiesburg Clinic


Deborah Azar: Urologist, Merit Health, Hattiesburg, MS


Sherry Duff: Hattiesburg, MS

John Karnes: Hattiesburg, MS

Michael Kincade: Chief Administrative officer, Hattiesburg Clinic


Karrie Leggett-Brown: Journalist, News Anchor- WDAM, Hattiesburg, MS

Vijay Rangachari:  Ass. Prof. of Biophysical Chemistry, U. of Southern Miss. 


Rachel S. Schwartz:  Consultant, Hattiesburg, MS


Susan Yarrow:  Public Relations Manager, Hattiesburg Clinic

Advisory Committee

Kristina Cole, MPH: Psychometrist/Research Assistant, Hattiesburg Clinic- Memory Center

Tracie Fowler: President/CEO, United Way of Southeast Mississippi 


Cynthia Headley:  Executive Director, Brookdale Hattiesburg


Melora Jackson, MS, CDP:  Clinical Manager, Second Wind Dreams


Pam McKee Kelly, NHA, LPC: Nursing Home Administrator, Bedford Alzheimer’s Care Center


Kathy McPhail:  Executive Director, Alden Pointe


Kaitlyn Moore:  Support Specialist, Hattiesburg Clinic- Corporate Planning/ Development


Gerry Richards:  Executive Director, Compassus Hospice


Robin Reeves, RN: Hattiesburg Clinic –Memory Center


Brittany Robinson, FNP:  Hattiesburg Clinic –  Memory Center


Kayleigh M. Russell, MBA, CCRC:  Clinical Research Coordinator, HC - Memory Center


Julia Starrett, MS, LPC: Psychometrist, Hattiesburg Clinic –Memory Center


Rick Thomsen:  Owner and President FirstLight HomeCare of Hattiesburg and the Pine Belt


Katie Townsend: Vice President of Customer & Employee Experience - Jones Logistics


Susan Yarrow:   Employee Engagement and Community Relations Coordinator, Hattiesburg Clinic


Student Advisors

Alexander S. Schwartz, BSPH: Tulane University

Madeline A. Campbell, MD: University of Mississippi School of Medicine