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Fallon Health Welcomes Two New Board Members

WORCESTER — Fallon Health recently elected two new members, Wanda McClain and Victor Woolridge, to its board of directors.

McClain is an experienced healthcare executive who has spent 25 years promoting public and population health while advancing equity, diversity, and inclusion in the healthcare industry, most recently as vice president of Community Health and Health Equity at Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Boston. She has also held leadership roles within the organization, including executive director of the Center for Community Health and Equity and chief of staff to the president. She also spent nearly five years as director of Community Benefit Partnerships for Partners Health Care System, now Mass General Brigham.

Woolridge, a successful business and civic leader from Springfield, has more than four decades of experience in business, finance, and real estate. He most recently served as managing director of Debt Capital Markets and Derivatives at Barings Real Estate Advisers, LLC. Prior to that, he served as a vice president at Cornerstone Real Estate Advisors, LLC, and held leadership positions at Babson Capital Management, LLC, and MassMutual Financial Group.

“We are pleased to welcome Wanda and Victor to Fallon’s board of directors,” said Frederick Misilo Jr. chair of the board. “Their passion for our mission and deep dedication to the communities we serve will be a valuable asset to the board and to the organization.”

Added Richard Burke, president and CEO of Fallon Healt, “the depth of experience that Wanda and Victor bring to our board is remarkable, and we are fortunate to have them. They join a talented and dedicated board that is focused on helping to guide our vision to be the leader in providing exceptional care and coverage that meets the unique, diverse, and changing needs of our members.”