New Board of Directors Announced - PIH Health - Whittier, CA

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Published on October 03, 2014

New Board of Directors Announced

PIH Health announced its Fiscal Year 2014-15 Board of Directors leadership on Wednesday, October 1, 2014. The Board of Directors includes business and community leaders who meet each month to help guide the policies of PIH Health, a nonprofit healthcare delivery network.

The corporate PIH Health Board of Directors has named Kenton Woods as the Chair of the Board of Directors, Rich Atwood as Vice Chair, Efrain Aceves as Secretary, and Jane Dicus as Treasurer.

Mr. Kenton Woods, PIH Health Chair of the Board, is currently the Senior Managing Director of Service Corporation International’s California Operations, which is a parent company of the Rose Hills Company.  Prior to 2010, he served as the Chief Executive Officer of the Rose Hills Company which he joined in 1997 as Chief Financial Officer. Prior to this, he spent 10 years with KPMG in Los Angeles, and 7 years as Vice President of Baskin-Robbins, Inc., a subsidiary of Allied Domecq PLC. He holds a bachelor’s degree in Accounting from Michigan State University, College of Business.  Mr. Woods is a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) licensed in California and Michigan. Mr. Woods’ civic involvement includes membership in Financial Executives International, the American Association of CPAs, and the California Society of CPAs. He currently serves as a Director (past President) of Cemetery and Mortuary Association of California, President of the SkyRose Foundation, a member of the Whittier Rotary Club, and a member of the Board of Directors of the Los Angeles Area Chamber of Commerce. Mr. Woods is a native of Albany, New York. He moved to California in 1980 and is a resident of Glendale. He and his wife, Florence, have two children.

In addition, PIH Health Physicians (a subsidiary organization under PIH Health that runs the physician offices) announced its Board leadership for 2014-15:  J.C. “Mac” McFarland as Chair of the Board of Directors, Robert Petrina as Vice Chair, Drew Sones as Secretary, and Joy Leong MD as Treasurer.

J.C. “Mac” McFarland, PIH Health Physicians Chair of the Board, is the Principal of McFarland Advisors which performs consulting services and Board of Director services for companies primarily in the energy industry. Previously, Mr. McFarland was the President and Chief Executive Officer of McFarland Energy, Inc. located in Santa Fe Springs. He received his degree in Business from UC Berkley in 1968 and served in the United States Army from 1969 to 1971, when he was honorably discharged. Mr. McFarland resides in Whittier with his wife of 42 years, Carolyn. They have three adult children and four grandchildren.