* Glen Washington has been named the new Chief Executive Officer for Pleasant Valley Hospital.
In addition to being the full-time CEO at the hospital, Washington will also be a member of the Cabell Huntington Hospital executive team, as part of a recent joint management agreement between the two facilities. Since 2007, he has served as Cabell Huntington's senior vice president and chief operating officer.
* The Foundation for Thomas Memorial and Saint Francis Hospitals has named its 2014 slate of officers:
Gary Sims Jr. will serve as president.
Paula Vineyard will be first vice president.
Henry Jernigan Jr. will be second vice president.
Tom Epps will be treasurer.
Rob Aliff will be secretary.
Owen Higgins will serve as a member-at-large on the board.
* Bowles Rice attorney Charles Love III recently accepted an invitation as a Fellow of the Litigation Counsel of America's Trial Lawyer Honorary Society - an honor afforded to less than one-half of one percent of American lawyers.
Fellows are selected based upon effectiveness and accomplishment in litigation, both at the trial and appellate levels, and superior ethical reputation. Love has served as president of both the West Virginia State Bar and Bar Association and concentrates his defense practice in class actions, mass toxic torts, insurance, product liability and commercial litigation.