Financial Services Executive Anthony Thompson Appointed to AHS Board of Trustees
Oakland, Calif. (Dec. 21, 2016) – Anthony Thompson, a veteran financial services business development and marketing executive, has been appointed to the Alameda Health System (AHS) Board of Trustees for a three-year term.
Mr. Thompson has long been involved with the Alameda Health System Foundation, AHS’ fundraising arm, having served as a board member and treasurer since 2009. During his time as treasurer, the foundation funded its first ever endowment of over $3 million, helping to strengthen care for Alameda County’s diverse communities by financing future programs, equipment or facility needs.
“Anthony Thompson possesses the financial acumen to help Alameda Health System navigate the changing healthcare landscape,” said AHS Board of Trustees president Michele Lawrence. “His proven leadership with the AHS Foundation and demonstrated commitment to our work will ensure AHS delivers preventative, whole-person care in a financially sustainable matter.”
Mr. Thompson currently serves as senior vice president of United Business Bank, where he is the commercial “face” of the bank within the community. He also serves as vice chair of finance for the San Leandro Chamber of Commerce and is a longtime member of the Economic Development Committee of the Oakland Chamber of Commerce.
The Board of Trustees govern AHS and are appointed by the Alameda County Board of Supervisors to guide the health system’s plans and activities on behalf of the people of Alameda County with an aim to continually improve the overall health of the county’s population.
About Alameda Health System
Alameda Health System (AHS) is a leading public health care provider and medical training institution recognized for its world-class patient and family-centered system of care. Our mission, Caring, Healing, Teaching, Serving All, reflects our commitment to promoting wellness, eliminating disparities and optimizing the health of all communities in Alameda County. We currently provide more than 4,500 jobs and are home to more than 1,100 physicians across nine facilities, including five hospitals and a network of community-based wellness centers. For more information, visit AlamedaHealthSystem.org.