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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Executive Director Named For Florida Hospital Memorial Foundation
Daytona Beach, FL (September 1, 2009) --- Florida Hospital Memorial Medical Center has named Jim Weite executive director of the Florida Hospital Memorial Foundation. He comes from RBC Bank, USA, a subsidiary of the Royal Bank of Canada, where he most recently served as market president of Northeast Florida and oversaw operations for Volusia, Flagler, Marion and Alachua counties.
Weite will provide leadership, strategic planning and direct the foundation’s staff and volunteer efforts in support of Florida Hospital Memorial Medical Center. One of his primary roles will be to oversee a capital campaign for the hospital’s cancer institute.
“I look forward to working with the foundation and hospital’s team members and their respective boards of directors, as well as continuing to build on the foundation’s solid base,” Weite said. “Both are driven to provide excellent care, while continuing to expand our services to meet the growing health care needs of our community. Also, I’m excited about this new opportunity to work more closely with our community friends who share the hospital’s vision.”
Active in the community, Weite is a member and past president of Ormond Beach Rotary Club and Oceanside Country Club. Previously, he has served on the board of directors for United Way of Volusia-Flagler Counties and the Daytona Beach International Festival and has been involved in numerous civic and community organizations throughout Volusia and Flagler Counties.
“Jim is a tremendous asset to our Foundation,” said Mark LaRose, president/CEO of Florida Hospital Memorial Medical Center. “He’s been an integral part of the Ormond Beach and Daytona Beach communities and he will undoubtedly inspire many with his passion for our mission and those we serve.”
Weite has more than 20 years experience in finance and marketing and began his career in banking with Barnett Bank. He is a graduate of Stetson University and Daytona State College, formerly Daytona Beach Community College.