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NCCHCA NAMES CHRIS SHANK INTERIM CEO

Wednesday, July 24, 2019

CONTACT:      LaShun Huntley, Board Chair                                FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

                           336-293-8728 Ext. 110                                            July 24, 2019

Raleigh, NC—The North Carolina Community Health Center Association (NCCHCA) Board of Directors is pleased to announce the appointment image of new interim CEO, Chris Shankof Crystal Shank, Vice President of Operations & Business Development, as the organization’s Interim CEO effective July 19, 2019. Prior to joining NCCHCA in 2017 as Vice President of Operations, Mrs. Shank was a Regional Administrator in the Duke Primary Care system where she led clinical operations, practice transformation, and quality improvement initiatives. Chris started her career in community health in Wilmington, NC working with underserved populations.

Ms. Shank follows Ben Money, who served the Association for 18 years – the last ten as President & Chief Executive Officer. Mr. Money has been appointed Deputy Secretary of Health Services at the North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services.

LaShun Huntley, NCCHCA Board Chair, said “with Ben’s experiences and knowledge, we need an interim focused on building and continuing relationships which is one of Chris’s best characteristics.”

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