Board of Trustees
Mitchell Johnson, Chairman of the Board
Mitchell Johnson serves as the President/CEO of Ozarks Electric Cooperative Corporation. He graduated from the University of Arkansas with a B.S.B.A. in Accounting. He currently serves on the boards of Arkansas Electric Cooperative Corporation, Arkansas Electric Cooperatives, Inc., KAMO Power, and ERMCO (Electric Research and Manufacturing Cooperative), as well as the Fayetteville Chamber of Commerce.
Max Koonce, Vice-Chairman
Max is the Senior Director of Risk Management for Walmart Stores, Inc. He has a B.B.A. in Economics and received his Law Degree from the University of Arkansas at Little Rock School of Law. He is a member of the Benton County Bar Association, Arkansas Bar Association, American Bar Association. Max is also a member of the National Council of Self Insured Employers and West Virginia Self-Insured Employers.
Ronald Brimberry, M.D., Past Chief of Staff
Dr. Brimberry is the Medical Director of the UAMS Springdale Family Medical Center. He is the Family Medicine Clerkship Site Director for third year medical students.
Linda is President of TLM Enterprises. She received her B.A. from Drury University. She was co-chair of the Susan G. Komen Foundation's "Build for the Cure" project in 2006, and is on the board of the Community Care Foundation.
Robert Petrino, M.D.
Dr. Petrino is a general surgeon and practices at NWA Surgical Clinic in Springdale.
Ronny Phipps, M.D.
Dr. Phipps practices at Phipps Family Medical Clinic.
Gregory Reiter, D.O., Chief of Staff<br>
Dr. Reiter practices at Creekside Center for Women.
G. Bruce Waldon, MD, FACP, FHM
Dr. Waldon is board certified in internal medicine and has practiced medicine in Northwest Arkansas since 1979. He received his medical training at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences where he also served as an assistant professor in the department of internal medicine. He is a fellow of the American College of Physicians and also a fellow of the Society of Hospital Medicine.
Sharif Omar, Secretary of the Board
Sharif is CEO of Northwest Health. Read more about Sharifon our Leadership page.
James Todd Hannah, M.D., Vice Chief of Staff-I
Dr. Hannah practices at Lifespring Women’s Health.
Danelle Richards, M.D.
Dr. Richards is an ER Medical Director for Northwest Health.
Mike is the President of the Springdale market of First Security Bank.
Linda is VP of Talent Acquisition and Onboarding in Human Resources at Tyson Foods, Inc.
Julie Hoff, PhD
Julie is an Associate Professor of Nursing at the Eleanor Mann School of Nursing.
James Roe, Attorney
James is Counsel for Wal-Mart Associate General.