Print
Achievers & Accolades

Gizdic Elected Chair Of Wilmington Chamber Of Commerce

By Christina Haley O'Neal, posted Jan 16, 2018
John Gizdic
The Wilmington Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors elected first vice-chair John Gizdic as chairman of the board for 2018, chamber officials said in a news release. 

Gizdic has succeeded 2017 Chairman Charlie Mattox (BB&T), who will continue to serve as immediate past chairman, officials said. 

Gizdic joined New Hanover Regional Medical Center (NHRMC) in 2005 as vice resident of Strategic Planning and Business Development. He assumed the title of COO in 2013. He became NHRMC President in 2016 and officially became CEO in 2017.

Before joining NHRMC, he worked 14 years in various roles within Carolinas Healthcare System, the last of which was vice president of operations at Carolinas HealthCare System - Blue Ridge in Morganton.

During his tenure, Gizdic led or directed several key initiatives, including creating the physician network that became NHRMC Physicians Group, leading Physician Quality Partners, facilitating numerous joint ventures in partnership with physicians and spearheading an organization-wide effort to improve efficiencies - leading to an $100 million operational improvement in four years.

Gizdic has been active in the community in various roles, including member of the Cape Fear Future Board, chairman of the N.C. Center for Affordable Health Care, member of the N.C. Hospital Association’s Policy Development Committee, 2016 Honorary Chairman of Relay for Life of Wilmington and chairman for the 2017 Cape Fear Heart Walk.
 
Gizdic has been joined on the Wilmington chamber leadership team by First Vice-Chair John Elliott (Duke Energy), Second Vice Chair Tee Nunnelee (Coastal Beverage Company), Treasurer Michele Holbrook (Corning), and Executive Committee at-large members Kimberly Bankston (GE Hitachi), Mitch Lamm (First Citizens), and Stephanie Lanier (Lanier Property Group). 
 
New members elected to the Wilmington Chamber board of directors for 2018 are Stella Black (Keller’s, Inc.) and Euran Daniels (Daniels Tours LLC).
 
Ico insights

INSIGHTS

SPONSORS' CONTENT
Img 0621

Tax Evasion Versus Tax Avoidance

Karen Durda - Century Accounting and Tax Services, Inc.
20180514 104209 51418120638

What is SOLA?

Steve Adams - School of Learning Arts
Dave hoff heashot 300x300

The Exit Room: A Simulation Made for Learning Agility

Dave Hoff - EASI Consult

Trending News

Trampoline Park To Open Saturday At Mayfaire

Johanna Cano - Aug 16, 2018

Company Begins Moving Into New Wilmington Space

Cece Nunn - Aug 16, 2018

ACME Plans More Space For Growing Workforce

Christina Haley O'Neal - Aug 17, 2018

In The Current Issue

Dosher Adds Heart Health Services Program

Dosher Cardiac Rehabilitation recently introduced a program for people interested in improving their overall health called “Steps to Wellnes...


Preparing For Managed Care Change

The shift to Medicaid-based managed care in North Carolina should happen by 2019. Under the new system, most Medicaid recipients will have t...


Program Addresses Funding Gap

A program designed to help female entrepreneurs bridge the funding gap drew a number of local startups this year....

Book On Business

The 2018 WilmingtonBiz: Book on Business is an annual publication showcasing the Wilmington region as a center of business.

Order Your Copy Today!


Galleries

Videos

2018 Power Breakfast - Dishing on the Restaurant Biz
2018 WilmingtonBiz Expo - Keynote Lunch with Eric Dinenberg, Rouse Properties
2017 Health Care Heroes