Times Staff Report
May 14, 2013
PRESTONSBURG — Highlands Health System recently accepted two awards at the annual Floyd County Chamber of Commerce banquet at the Jenny Wiley Convention Center. The banquet recognizes local area leaders for their accomplishments and contributions to the community throughout the year.
Highlands Foundation Board Chairman, Greg Wilson, was honored as this year’s Business Person of the Year. Mr. Wilson has proven himself as an asset to the region by his active involvement in business development, community service, and leadership. Beyond his role as President & CEO of First Commonwealth Bank, Mr. Wilson serves on the Board of Trustees for Highlands Regional Medical Center, Board of Directors for Highlands Health System, Highlands Center for Autism, Prestonsburg Industrial Corporation, The University of Pikeville, and The Kentucky Bankers Association.
“Mr. Wilson has contributed significantly to the strategic vision, mission, growth, and influence of Highlands in our community. Highlands has experienced the expansion of services, the growth of specialty physicians in our community and the expansion of the Highlands campus including the new Archer Clinic and the Emergency Department”, said Ted Nairn, Highlands Regional Medical Center Board Chairman.
In addition, Highlands Health System Guest Services Supervisor, Josh Johnson, received a Floyd County Leadership Award, for his active participation and completion of the 2013 Leadership Academy. The Academy was designed to promote and develop leadership within Floyd County community members. During the course, Mr. Johnson was introduced to local Floyd County experts and gained the opportunity to learn more about compelling issues that face the local area today. He participated in sessions each month developed specifically around on topics relevant to Floyd County and its future growth and success.
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