Aiken Regional's Administration and Board of Governors

Administration

Matthew Merrifield
Chief Executive Officer

Bridget Denzik, DNP, RN​
Chief Nursing Officer

Jeffrey Zyla
Chief Financial Officer

Cathy Sumner, MSN, RN, RNC-MNN
Assistant Chief Nursing Officer

Patrick Chambers
Chief Executive Officer, Aurora Pavilion Behavioral Health Services

Paul Hanna
Administrative Director of Human Resources

Gennia Jennings
Market Manager, Aiken Physicians Alliance

Nicole Morgan
Administrative Director of Business Development and Physician Services

Eric Muhlbaier
Administrative Director of Support Services

Lisa Reace, CNMT, CPPS
Director of Risk Management
Facility Compliance Officer

Carol Schuler, RN, BSN
Interim Administrative Director of Quality

Board of Governors

Gerald Gordon, MD, FACP
Chairman of the Board
Internal Medicine and Infectious Disease, Internal Medicine Associates of Aiken

Matthew Merrifield
Chief Executive Officer

Thomas P. Paxton, MD
Chief Medical Officer
Cardiology, Carolina Heart and Vascular Center

Reverend Paul Bush
Senior Pastor, Mt. Zion Missionary Baptist Church

Terra Carroll
President, North Augusta Chamber of Commerce

Wayne Frei, MD
General Surgery, Aiken Surgical Associates

Asif Hashmi, MD
Internal Medicine

Daniel J. Heimmermann, PhD
Chancellor, University of South Carolina Aiken

Forest Mahan, PhD
President, Aiken Technical College

Virginia Winburn, MD
Chief of Staff
Colon & Rectal Surgery, Colon and Rectal Surgery Associates, PC