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PHI, Inc. announced the appointment of Alan W. Brass to its board of directors, effective March 7, 2018.
Brass has been a member of the PHI Air Medical Board of Managers since 2016, leveraging his 42 years of experience working in the healthcare industry. A seasoned leader with profound technology experience, Brass will build on PHI Inc.’s successes and add additional capabilities around strategic and operational excellence to the board.
“I am pleased to welcome Alan as one of our directors,” said Al A. Gonsoulin, chairman and CEO, PHI Inc. “He brings a wealth of diverse expertise and will add great perspective to our board. He has demonstrated great insight in his role on the PHI Air Medical Board of Managers, and we look forward to his contributions to the PHI Inc. Board of Directors.”
Prior to retiring in 2009, Brass served as chief executive officer for ProMedica Health System in Toledo, Ohio, which is one of the largest and fastest growing healthcare systems in the Midwest. Before joining ProMedica, he oversaw operations for BJC Health System’s 50-member merged and affiliated hospitals and six long-term care facilities at Washington University in St. Louis.
Additionally, he has led operations for the University of Michigan Medical Center and earlier at The Ohio State University and Children’s Hospital in Columbus, Ohio.
Brass has served on many boards including The Ohio State University Board (vice chairman), The Ohio State Medical Center (chairman), as well as other prestigious national healthcare boards.
With the appointment of Brass, PHI, Inc.’s board consists of the following six members: Al A. Gonsoulin, chairman and CEO; Lance F. Bospflug, president, chief operating officer and director; C. Russell Luigs, independent director; Richard H. Matzke, independent director; Thomas H. Murphy, independent director; and Alan W. Brass, independent director.