Vice President of Sonoco Human Resources Joins CPRMC Board of Trustees

HARTSVILLE, SC (May 21, 2012) — Carolina Pines Regional Medical Center is proud to announce the addition of Allan McLeland to its Board of Trustees. McLeland serves as Vice President of Human Resources for Sonoco in Hartsville.  He joins the other distinguished members of the Board listed as follows: Rev. Gary Colbach, Don Gaskins, Jerry Kershner, Jon Shannon, Sherron Skipper, Meredith Taylor, Steve Terry, Dr. Abe Areephanthu (Chief of Staff), Dr. Terence Hassler, Dr. R. Mac Chapman, Dr. Leroy Robinson, Dr. Jean Kohn and CEO Tim Browne.

Carolina Pines Regional Medical Center is a leading health care facility that is known for providing quality, compassionate medical care,” said McLeland. “I am very excited to join the Board of Trustees. It is an honor to work with such a prestigious group of individuals to ensure the continuing success of Hartsville’s most valuable health care asset.”

McLeland has been with Sonoco for 18 years, and holds a B.A. in psychology and an MBA in human resources management from the University of South Carolina. Prior to joining Sonoco, he worked with Marriott Corporation in Columbia. McLeland also served on the Advisory Board for the University of South Carolina Darla Moore School of Business’ Riegel & Emory HR Center.

He and his wife, Lauri, have two sons: Ben, age 15 and Jacob, age 13. He enjoys swimming and has competed in numerous triathlons and open-water swims. In 2008, he was the first South Carolina man to swim the English Channel.

Named a Top 100 hospital out of 3000 for quality/core measures, Carolina Pines Regional Medical Center’s 116-bed hospital and medical campus provides complete, comprehensive health services designed with two things in mind: the care and comfort of patients. It offers the latest laboratory technology, advanced diagnostic imaging equipment including digital mammography, a 12-bed intensive care unit, a dedicated women's center, a pediatric wing, a state-of-the-art emergency department and an accredited Chest Pain Center.

Serving the four surrounding counties of Chesterfield, Darlington, Lee and Marlboro, Carolina Pines Regional Medical Center strives to be a visionary health care provider of choice, valued for its leadership, expertise and ability to positively impact the health care and quality of life for the people in these communities.

Carolina Pines Regional Medical Center is partially owned by physicians.