(Greenwood, S.C., October 30, 2020)- Self Regional Healthcare Board of Trustees welcomes two new members and the return of one member. William David Hastings, retired president and CEO, Mount Vernon Mills Inc.; and William Brent Parris, Plant Manager, Eaton Corporation; were appointed by South Carolina Governor Henry McMaster to a serve six-year term on the board, and John B. Thompson, retired Executive, Eaton Corporation was invited to serve an additional six-years with the board after the completion of his term two years ago.

Individuals who serve on the Self Regional Healthcare Board of Trustees are entrusted with selecting optimal strategies for the direction of the organization, and for the future of healthcare in the region.

Additionally, the Board of Trustees has three members whose terms have been fulfilled in 2020. Linda T. McDonald, H. Joseph Chandler and James M. Manley, Jr., have completed their terms with the Self Regional Healthcare Board of Trustees.

It is our honor to welcome our new and returning members,” said Board Chair David Tompkins. “They embody the expertise and dedication to public service required of their positions and I look forward to working with them. I’d also like to thank our members who have finished their six year term this year, for the years of service they have given to Self Regional Healthcare.”

About the New and Returning Board Members:

David Hastings

William David Hastings

David is the retired former President and CEO of Mount Vernon Mills, INC. He is a member of the University of South Carolina Board of Visitors, as well as a past coach of Toros Soccer, and a member of First Presbyterian Church.

He is a 34-year Greenwood resident with his wife Kelly, former co-chair of the Self Regional Healthcare Foundation’s Midwinter Ball and past President of Danse de Noel. They have three children- a daughter, Lacy Galloway (32), and two sons, Hunter (31), Nicholas (22) and recently welcomed a new grandchild to their family.

Brent Parris

Brent Parris

Brent is a plant manager at Eaton Corporation. He is a member of the Greenwood Promise Board of Directors, Greenwood Genetic Center Inclusion and Diversity Council and a Church Elder at New Covenant Church.

In the past he has served on the boards at United Way of Greenwood and Abbeville Counties (Chair), Beyond Abuse, Lander University Foundation and the Greenwood Chamber of Commerce.

He and his wife, Monica, have lived in Greenwood for 15 years and have two daughters, Adrian and Abigail, a grandson, Cameron, and a granddaughter, Ava, on the way.

John B. Thompson

John B. Thompson

John is a retired executive with Eaton Corporation where he held the title of Director of Global Manufacturing Programs for the Electrical Sector.

He has lived in Greenwood for 47 years, and he and his wife, Susan, have two daughters and two grandchildren. John has also served on the Board of Trustees at Main Street United Methodist Church since 2018.


About Self Regional Healthcare:

Self Regional Healthcare is a not-for-profit, regional referral hospital that provides care to residents of Greenwood, Abbeville, Laurens, Saluda, McCormick, Edgefield and Newberry counties. Services include prevention and wellness, acute care and tertiary care services including cancer care, neurosurgery, heart and vascular surgery, NICU, orthopedics and genetics. Self Medical Group is its employed physician affiliate network.