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Scotland Health Care System is a not-for-profit, community-owned health care system located in Laurinburg, North Carolina. The System is governed by a Board of Trustees consisting of local community members and hospital officials. These trustees serve the health care needs of the citizens of Scotland, Robeson, Hoke and Richmond counties in North Carolina and Marlboro County in South Carolina. As a community-owned health care system, it is our mission to provide high-quality, compassionate care to our citizens - one patient at a time.

Our Board Leadership


Greg Wood, President and CEO
Chip Shytle, Board Chair
Kurt Jute, DO, Chief of Staff

 

Our Board Members

Scott Andrews

Joined Scotland Health Care System 2019

Other community services:

  • Pastor, First Presbyterian Church – Bennettsville

 

Sybil Bullard

Joined Scotland Health Care System 2019

Vice Chair for the Board of Trustees

Chair Scotland Regional Health Network

Other community services:

  • Comtech Board

  • Lumbee Guaranty Bank

 

Ralph E. Carter III, M.D.

Joined Scotland Health Care System 2021

Chair Clinical Quality, Safety and Comfort Committee

Other community services:

 

 

 

 

 

 

John Ferguson

Joined Scotland Health Care System 2021

Other community services:

  • Vice Chair, Scotland County Social Service Board
  • President, Board of Directors Richmond Community College Foundation
  • Vice Chair, Board of Directors United Way of Scotland County
  • Chairman of Board, Scotland County Board of Equalization (Property Taxes)
  • Board Member, Southeastern Economic Development Commission
  • Member of Laurinburg Rotary Club
  • Active Member, Spring Branch Missionary Baptist Church

 

 

Mark Hansman, MD

Joined Scotland Health Care System 2019

Currently serving as Chief of Staff

Other community services:

  • Joint Conference Committee for Clinical Capital

 

 

David H. Harling

Joined Scotland Health Care System 2010

Past Chair of the Board of Trustees

Other community services:

  • Owns and operates State Farm Insurance - David Harling Agency, Rockingham, NC
  • Member and Past President, Rockingham Rotary Club
  • Member, Richmond County Chamber of Commerce
  • Troop Committee Chair, Boy Scout Troop 420 - Laurinburg Presbyterian Church
  • Member, Laurinburg Presbyterian Church
  • Council Commissioner, Cape Fear Council, Boy Scouts of America
  • Volunteer and Foster, Scotland County Humane Society

 

Glenn Harris, M.D.

Joined Scotland Health Care System Board of Trustees 2018

Currently serving as Chair of Physician Network Leadership Council

 

 

 

 

 

Bobby Hinson

Joined Scotland Health Care System 2014              

 

 

 

 

 

Hampton Hubbard

Joined Scotland Health Care System 2021

Other community services:

  • S.C. State Board of Education 2007-2011
  • Marlboro Players Board
  • Salkehatchee Participant

 

 

 

Becca Hughes

Joined Scotland Health Care System 2014

Other community services:

  • Nearly twelve years as a Scotland Health Care System associate
  • Past Executive Director of Scotland Memorial Foundation
  • Member of the Laurinburg/Scotland County Chamber of Commerce
  • Member of the Laurinburg Rotary Club
  • Member of the First United Methodist Church
  • Member of the Scotland Memorial Foundation Board of Trustees
 

      

Ravonda John

Joined Scotland Health Care System 2019

 

 

 

               

Kurt A. Jute, D.O.

Joined Scotland Health Care System 2019

 

 

 

 

 

Guy McCook

Joined Scotland Health Care System 2021

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Ken Nichols

Joined Scotland Health Care System

  • 2006 - 2013
  • 2015 - Present

Other community services:

  • Member, Laurinburg Optimist Club
  • A St. Andrews College volunteer
  • Member of the Scotland Memorial Foundation Board of Trustees

 

 

Jessica B. Scott

Joined Scotland Health Care System 2019

Other community services:    

    • Attorney with Hunt & Brooks, Pembroke, NC

    • Berea Baptist Church, Sunday School teacher and Bible Drill leader

    • Carolina Civic Center Foundation, Inc. Board Member

    • Camp Grace Board Member

    • Robeson County Teen Court and Youth Services Board Member

 

Chip Shytle

Joined Scotland Health Care System 2013

Currently serving as Vice Chair of Board of Trustees

Other community services:

  • Served as Past Chairman of The Edwin Morgan Center Board of Trustees
  • Past Chairman and active member of the Laurinburg Housing Authority Board of Trustees
  • Active member of the Laurinburg First United Methodist Church
  • Western District - Eagle Scout Board of Review
  • Past Treasurer of Scotland Health Care System Board of Trustees
  • Past Scout Master Troop 420, Laurinburg Presbyterian Church
  • Past President of the Laurinburg Optimist Club
  • Past Treasurer and active member of the Laurinburg Rotary Club

 

 

Mark Ward

Joined Scotland Health Care System 2019

Currently serving as Treasurer of Board of Trustees and Chair of the Finance Committee

Other community services:

  • Past President of the Laurinburg Rotary Club
  • Juvenile Crime Prevention Council
  • Member, Stewartsville Baptist Church
  • Member, Laurinburg/Scotland County Area Chamber of Commerce 

 

 

 

Bradley Williams

Joined Scotland Health Care System 2019

Other community services:

  • Thirty years on Finance Committee Board
  • Member, Laurinburg Presbyterian Church
  • Scotland County Parks and Recreation
  • Chair of Investment Committee

 

 

Gregory C. Wood

Joined Scotland Health Care System 1990

Currently serving as President and Chief Executive Officer

Other community services:

  • Fellow, American College of Healthcare Executives
  • Member, Laurinburg/Scotland County Rotary Club
  • Member, Laurinburg/Scotland County Chamber of Commerce, Board of Directors
  • Member, Concerned Citizens for the Homeless Board of Directors, Personnel Chairman
  • Laurinburg Presbyterian Church Elder

 

 

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