Board of Directors

Tyler Covington is Co-President of Harriss & Covington, a thriving fifth generation family business based in High Point.  He is responsible for the company’s sales, business development and R&D efforts. He graduated from University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and joined the company in 2000.  He and his wife, Amanda, have two sons and are active in the High Point community. Tyler serves on the Board of Directors for Hospice of the Piedmont, High Point Country Club, and the BB&T advisory board.

 

Dr. James Hoekstra is the President of High Point Medical Center. He serves on Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center strategy leadership team and is a key physician leader in the health system, helping drive growth of clinical programs and foster strong academic relationships. Dr. Hoekstra graduated from the University of Michigan Medical School in 1984 and completed his Emergency Medicine residency at the University of Cincinnati. Following five years on faculty of The Ohio State University College of Medicine, he was recruited in 2003 to Wake Forest School of Medicine as Chair of Emergency Medicine.  He and his wife have three children and two grandchildren.   

Matt Jobe is an attorney with the law firm of Wyatt Early Harris Wheeler LLP in High Point. He concentrates in the area of business law. He obtained his Bachelor of Science in Business Administration and Masters of Accounting degrees from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and his Juris Doctor from Wake Forest University. In addition to being an attorney, Matt is also a Certified Public Accountant. He has lived in High Point since 2001 and serves on various community boards. Matt enjoys fishing and hunting and spending time with his wife and daughter.

Stephanie Johnson is a Financial Advisor with Wells Fargo Advisors and has over 20 years of experience. She graduated from Appalachian State University where she attained Bachelor of Science degrees in both Finance and Real Estate & Urban Analysis, as well as a Master’s in Business Administration. Stephanie is very active in the community. In 2011, she was named Rotarian of the Year by the Jamestown Rotary for her 3-year term as chairperson of their annual Horse Show. Stephanie and her husband Benjy have two sons. Along with spending time with her family, she enjoys supporting her sons’ athletic and extracurricular activities.

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Jim Keever, a native of High Point, is Chairman and CEO of Colonial, LLC—the leading provider for display and branding products in the mattress industry. Jim is very active in the community. He was a YMCA coach for 15 years and former chair of the Bud Kivett Golf Championship. Jim has also served on numerous boards, which include the High Point Regional Health System and Pfeiffer University.  Jim is an avid golfer and family man. He and his wife have three children and six grandchildren.

Dr. Sheri Lim, a board certified physician, has 20 years of experience in internal medicine. She graduated from the Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine. She completed her osteopathic internship at the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey at Atlantic City Medical Center and an internal medicine residency at Mercy Hospital of Pittsburgh. She is an assistant professor in the Department of Physician Assistant Studies at High Point University. Sheri became a resident of High Point in 2002. Her favorite hobbies include traveling and skiing with her husband and two sons.

Jeff Miller has more than 40 years of experience in the health administration field. In 2014, Jeff retired as the President and CEO of the High Point Regional Health System after 26 years of service. Jeff served on the boards of numerous organizations, including the North Carolina Hospital Association, Community Clinic of High Point, and High Point Chamber of Commerce. He currently serves on the board of the String and Splinter City Club of High Point and the Vestry at St. Mary’s Episcopal Church. Jeff and his wife have two children and two grandchildren.

Leah Price, Senior Vice President and Market President for BB&T, has called the Triad home for the majority of her life. Leah has worked as a commercial banker for 30 years and is passionate about furthering economic development in High Point through the creation of jobs. Among her various volunteer commitments, Leah serves as Chair for the High Point Economic Development Corporation, and is an active board member of High Point Partners, Presbyterian Homes, United Way, and the City Project. Leah enjoys playing tennis and golf, reading, painting, and spending time with her husband.

Dr. Linda Taylor is an experienced leader and physician with 29 years practicing Emergency Medicine. She received her undergraduate and medical school degrees from Howard University. Throughout her career she has held multiple hospital administrative positions and board appointments. She is very active in the community, currently on the board of Habitat for Humanity of High Point, an alumni member of Delta Sigma Theta sorority, and member of the Links, a national African American community service organization. She and her husband  have four children and three grandchildren.

Dr. Elliott Williams, a board certified anesthesiologist, graduated from the School of Medicine at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and completed his residency and fellowship at the University of Virginia in Charlottesville. Although originally from Jacksonville, Florida, Elliott has called High Point home since 1993. Currently, he serves as the Chief of Anesthesia for the High Point Regional Health System. Elliott is also a former member of the High Point Regional Board of Trustees, and has been involved with Big Brothers Big Sisters and the Community Clinic of High Point. In his free time, Elliott enjoys reading, exercising, and spending time with his wife and two children.

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