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CHKD Announces New Members for Boards of Directors

NORFOLK, VA, October 5, 2015 – Children’s Hospital of The King’s Daughters has named new members to its Children’s Health System and Children’s Health Foundation boards of directors.

Members of Children’s Health System Board donate their time and talents to assist the hospital in carrying out its mission. New board members include:

Susan Einhorn is a shareholder with Wall, Einhorn & Chernitzer, PC, and the leading shareholder of the company’s Employee Benefit Plan team. A former member of the Children’s Health Foundation Board, Susan is also on the board of d’Art Center.

Justin Fulton is a Certified Financial Planner and a Shareholder and Client Strategist with Signature Family Wealth Advisors. Justin’s community involvement includes board memberships with the CHKD Future Generations Board and Junior Achievement of Greater Hampton Roads.

Miles Leon is the President of S. L. Nusbaum Realty Co. and the recipient of several awards for his service to the commercial real estate industry. His community involvement includes board service on the United Jewish Federation of Tidewater, Greater Norfolk Corporation and Hampton Roads Economic Development Alliance.

Fred Whyte is President of Stihl, Inc., a position he has held for 20 years. In addition to his 44-year history at Stihl, Mr. Whyte’s community involvement includes board memberships with the Outdoor Power Equipment Institute (OPEI) and the Old Dominion University Board of Visitors. He is a former member of the Children’s Health Foundation Board.

Children’s Health Foundation Board manages the contributions from CHKD supporters, providing funds for programs and research at the hospital. New board members include:

Michelle Bass Adams has twenty years of experience in finance, most recently as Director of Research and a Senior Trader with American Capital Advisory. Mrs. Adams’ community involvement includes board memberships with The King’s Daughters and the Norfolk Academy Alumni Association.

Akhil Jain is the President of Landmark Hotel Group. He serves on various boards, including the Virginia Beach TowneBank Board of Directors. A former member of the CHKD Future Generations Board, Akhil is an active member of Hampton Roads Community Leadership Partners and Virginia Beach Vision. Mike Matacunas serves as the Chief Administrative Officer for Dollar Tree. Mike previously served as CEO of The Parker Avery Group and as a senior executive in a number of service and technology companies.

CHKD is Virginia's only freestanding children’s hospital and the heart of a comprehensive pediatric healthcare network that serves the medical and surgical needs of more than 450,000 children throughout greater Hampton Roads, the Eastern Shore of Virginia and northeastern North Carolina.