Andrea Griffin, Chair
Andrea Griffin serves as Board chair for Lake Norman Community Health Clinic. Andrea has been previously employed as a project manager for Wachovia Bank, and is an active participant with the Peninsula Community Foundation. She has also served as a 3 year board member for the UNC School of Public Health Foundation. Andrea holds a BS in Public Health, and Health Policy and Administration from UNC Chapel Hill.
“I serve as a board member because I LOVE the mission. It is close to my heart and my education. The patients, staff and board are amazing people. I feel blessed to have this opportunity to share my time, passion, and gifts with the clinic.”
AK Matheson, VP of Internal Affairs
AK Matheson is the Board’s VP of Internal Affairs. AK previously served as the chairperson for the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation, a chairperson for the St. Mark Lost and Found, and the Peninsula Club Family Activities Committee. AK’s education background includes a BA in Political Science and French, from Fordham University. She also holds a Juris Doctorate from Mercer University, Walter F. George School of Law.
Laurie Griswell, VP of External Affairs
Laurie Griswell is employed as Community Outreach Coordinator at Presbyterian Hospital Huntersville. Laurie has held numerous positions on the LNCHC Board, and currently serves as 2017 Sunset and Sandals Chair.
Kathy Holden, Secretary
Kathy Holden serves as the Board secretary at Lake Norman Community Health Clinic. Kathy is self-employed through Home Helpers & Direct Link. She has served the community through the Lake Norman Healthcare Forum, North Mecklenburg Women’s Club, and the Mooresville Chamber of Commerce. Kathy holds a Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science.
“I serve to help raise awareness in the community.”
Dr. David Cook, Co-Medical Director and Co-Founder
Dr. Cook is also Founder and Medical Director of Lakeside Family Physicians, and serves as Senior Vice President of Population Health and Value-Based Care at Novant Health. He is board certified in family medicine. Dr. Cook is a graduate of the UNC-Chapel Hill School of Medicine and completed his residency at Carolinas Medical Center.
Dr. CJ Atkinson, Co-Medical Director
Dr. Charles Atkinson, MD is a board certified family physician in Huntersville, North Carolina. He is currently licensed to practice medicine in North Carolina and Georgia. Dr. Atkinson is a graduate of Wake Forest University School of Medicine and completed his residency at Martin Army Community Hospital in Fort Benning, Georgia.
Anthony Cirillo is the President of The Aging Experience and is an internationally known health and aging expert. Anthony is a professional speaker and media expert on senior issues. He serves as the Public Relations. Chair for the Lake Norman/ Huntersville Rotary Club and is a member of the Huntersville CARES. Anthony received his Masters from the University of Pennsylvania.
“I serve as a board member because I admire the work of the clinic and feel it is going to be even more needed. As a health professional, I believe I can help the clinic with my expertise. I am the Rotary board liaison to the clinic and volunteered for this role because I wanted to further give back to the community.”
Dolf Dunn is CEO of Dolf Dunn Wealth Management, LLC, located in Huntersville, NC. He specializes in Financial Risk Assessment, Small Business Financial Planning, Cash Flow Management, Estate & Tax Planning, and Insurance Planning. He has served the community by working with the Hospice and Palliative Care of the Charlotte Region.
Elena holds a B.S. from Winthrop College, and a Masters of Business Administration, from Winthrop College. She serves the community through her involvement with Habitat for Humanity and the Latin American Women’s Association. Elena joined the LNCHC Board in 2016.
Heidi is a certified nurse practitioner, currently volunteering at Lake Norman Community Health Clinic, as well as school and youth sporting events. Heidi was previously employed by FAS Lane racing, and handled day to day operations, along with marketing and sponsor relations. She is a parent volunteer at Southlake Christian School, and a parent volunteer with local youth sports. Heidi received her training and education background with a bachelor’s degree in Education from the University of New England, a bachelor’s degree in nursing from Queens University, and a Masters in nursing (Adult Nurse Practitioner).
Keith is currently employed by FTI Consulting and serves as a board member for RiverRun Country Club. His education and training background includes a B.A. in Economics, St. Olaf College; an MBA in Health Care Management, University of St. Thomas; and a Six Sigma Black Belt, United Healthcare.
“I am excited and looking forward to contributing to the future success of the Lake Norman Community Health Clinic.”
Ron is a retired member of the community serving the board for Lake Norman Community Health Clinic. He has also served a Deacon of the New Hope ARP Church, Leader of the Stove Mission of the Davidson United Methodist Church Guatemala mission, and a board member for the Gastonia United Way.
“I serve as a board member because Lake Norman Community Health Clinic is an expression of unconditional kindness and is a benchmark model of an effective nonprofit health clinic that effectively leverages its resources to maximize it’s a ability to reduce suffering for the forgotten poor.”
Vickie Van Wingerden
In addition to her LNCHC Board service, Vickie is involved with the North Mecklenburg Women’s Club. She and her husband started Metrolina Greenhouses in 1972, having immigrated from the Netherlands in 1971. The family continues to run the business.
“I serve as a board member because I have a passion for what happens in my community.”
Dr. Zac Anderson
Dr. Anderson has been practicing hospital medicine since 2005 and serves as medical director and department chair of hospital medicine at Novant Health Huntersville Medical Center. He did his residency training at the University of Vermont Medical Center in Burlington, VT and is board certified in family medicine. Prior to that, he attended West Virginia University and Marshall University School of Medicine. His clinical interests include the patient experience, leadership and medical education.
“I serve on the board because I believe that everyone deserves a medical home–to partner, advocate for, and empower patients in their health.”