Speaker Date Topic
Timothy H. Moore, CEO, MS Hospital Association Oct 24, 2017
The State of Healthcare in Mississippi
The State of Healthcare in Mississippi

Timothy H. Moore has served as President and Chief Executive Officer of Mississippi Hospital Association (MHA) since September 1, 2013.  MHA is the statewide organization that represents and serves all types of hospitals, health care systems and their patients and communities. There are approximately 96 hospitals in Mississippi who are members of the Association.  The mission of MHA is to promote excellence in health services through advocacy, education and information.

He is a Member of the American College of Healthcare Executives (ACHE) as well as the Healthcare Financial Management Association (HFMA).  He currently serves as Region 4 Chairman to the American Hospital Association State Issues Forum Steering Committee and serves as a member of the Office of Mississippi Physician Workforce Advisory Board as well as the South Central Telehealth Advisory Committee.

Mr. Moore earned his Master’s Degree in Health Care Management from the University of New Orleans, as well as a Bachelor’s Degree in Industrial Science at Mississippi State University.

Dickie & Zach Scruggs Nov 07, 2017
2nd Chance MS
2nd Chance MS

Dickie Scruggs, along with his son, Zach, will return to the Rotary Club of Hattiesburg to discuss his foundation, 2nd Chance MS.

Teresa Erickson Nov 21, 2017
Greater PineBelt Community Foundation
Greater PineBelt Community Foundation

Theresa Erickson is the Executive Director of The Greater PineBelt Community Foundation and has served in that role since 2009.

The mission of the PineBelt Community Foundation is to build stronger communities through philanthropy by helping generous people leave lasting legacies.    Simply put, the Community Foundation provides a simple, flexible and cost-effective way for civic-minded people and businesses to contribute to their community – now and forever.

The Pine Belt Community Foundation was founded in 1997 and currently manages close to 200 Funds and over $5 million in assets. The PineBelt Foundation, via its donors, had disbursed over $11 million back into the Pine Belt region since its inception.

Ms. Erickson received her Bachelor’s degree in social work from Lubbock Christian University, Lubbock, TX and her Master’s degree in communications from Texas Tech University, Lubbock, TX.

Previous to working in the nonprofit world, Theresa served as the Business Development Officer at Hattiesburg Clinic for twenty years. In addition, because of her passion to enhance the quality of life in the Pine Belt region, she has served on many nonprofit boards throughout her career including United Way, The Family Y, Red Cross, Big Brothers Big Sisters, and Southern Pines Animal Shelter.     

On November 21 she will tell us how our local Community Foundation helps enhance the quality of life in your hometown and how YOU can be a part of this and leave your legacy.     

Eric Golub Feb 13, 2018
National columnist, author, speaker, and comedian.
National columnist, author, speaker, and comedian.

Eric Golub is a national Jewish columnist, author, speaker and comedian who has spoken in all 50 states. “Jewish Lunacy” is his newest comedy book where he teaches people how to use humor to be better advocates for their religion of choice. He also speaks about American politics, foreign policy, and the stock market. In his spare time, he monitors the Middle East Studies departments of college campuses and exposes anti-Israel professors. Before going on the speaking circuit, he spent 15 years as a stockbrokerage and oil professional on Wall Street. He lives in Los Angeles. His hobbies include the National Football League, trying new hamburger joints, and watching “Murder, She Wrote.”