January 07, 2014 -- /EPR NETWORK/ -- Sheppard Pratt Health System is pleased to welcome Phil Grantham to its 28 member Board of Trustees, effective immediately.
A Baltimore search consultant, Grantham has chaired and held key board roles for organizations including Easter Seals, GBC Leadership, Baltimore County Leadership, Big Brothers Big Sisters, and Gould Academy in Bethel, Maine.
ďWe are elated to have Phil's extensive knowledge and background onboard at Sheppard Pratt,Ē said Dr. W. Byron Forbush II, board chairman. ďGiven the rapidly evolving healthcare landscape externally and within our own walls, Phil's insights and contributions will surely prove meaningful on our Board of Trustees.Ē
Grantham has a broad background in both the for-profit and not-for-profit sectors, in areas such as healthcare, business services, financial services, human services, trade associations, and educational institutions. Prior to his role as a search consultant, Grantham maintained a successful career as a financial executive in the financial, transportation and healthcare fields.
An alumnus of the Greater Baltimore Committee Leadership program, Grantham is a mentor to recent graduates, and is currently assisting United Way as an Ambassador for the Alexis de Tocqueville Society. Grantham received his B.A. from Brown University and a MBA from the Columbia University Graduate School of Business.
About Sheppard Pratt Health System
Sheppard Pratt Health System, in operation since 1891, is a nationally renowned mental health and special education system, dedicated to treatment, professional training and research. With its outstanding psychiatric residency training program, the Health System is a proven leader in mental health education, ranking among the top mental health hospitals in America by U.S. News & World Report for the 23 rd consecutive year. Sheppard Pratt continues to expand its continuum of care for children, adolescents, adults and the elderly, introducing new treatment modalities in locations throughout the Baltimore region and the state.