Erie D. Chapman, III, M.T.S., J.D. Founding President
Acclaimed Healthcare & Hospital System CEO, Erie Chapman is recognized as the founder of the loving care movement in healthcare (see Radical Loving CareR). Over forty years he has led dramatic cultural change as head of three hospital systems including Riverside Methodist Hospital & as founding president of OhioHealth system (Columbus) & as President & CEO of Baptist Hospital System, Nashville (St. Thomas Midtown) and as a consultant.
He is also an attorney, former Judge, best selling author (Radical Loving Care), award winning filmmaker & film artist, published poet, ordained minister, Emmy Award Winning host & creator of the internationally syndicated T.V. show, "Life Choices with Erie Chapman", music composer & philanthropist.
THE FOLLOWING INDIVIDUALS HAVE PLAYED IMPORTANT ROLES IN THE HISTORY AND DEVELOPMENT OF THE FOUNDATION. ALTHOUGH EACH IS NOW FOCUSED ON OTHER WORK, THEY ARE HONORED HERE. If you are interested in working with any if them on aspects of Radical Loving Care, email Erie at email@example.com
Kawtar Azzouzi - Previous Associate Kawtar Azzouzi served the Foundation as a contract consultant in July -November, 2022. A graduate of The Art Institute of Chicago, Ms. Azzouzi assisted in both the arts and healthcare aspects of the Foundation's work. She is an accomplished artist, experienced in organizational interactions & speaks multiple languages.
Todd Meador - Long Time Contract Consultant
Mr. Meador served the foundation as a leadership consultant in 2016 and, although he now focuses on other work, he continues to help when needed. He has received extensive training in motivational leadership and group dynamics. His expertise includes one-on-one leadership training as well as group presentations.
Todd has been directly involved in advancing culture change at Bingham Memorial Hospital (Blackfoot Idaho) & at Mercy San Juan Medical Center (Dignity Health - Sacramento, California).
Mark Evans - Consultant Specializing in Human Resources Mr. Evans long, varied and distinguished career includes service as Senior Vice President for Human Resources, OhioHealth & Riverside Methodist Hospitals and in key leadership positions at Federated Department Stores, The Columbus Dispatch & The Ohio State University. Mark also founded & heads MAE Solutions. Erie Chapman describes Mark as "the finest human resources leader in the country."
Minton Sparks - Artist & Independent Contractor Ms. Sparks worked with the foundation in various roles from 2009 to 2020 and the impact of her creative presence remains in our continuing work.
Internationally known as a spoken word artist and published author, she assisted the foundation's mission by training leaders in story-telling and its cultural impact on healthcare organizations.
Minton also played a crucial role in the development of the arts aspect of the foundation's mission. She participated with Erie on the creation and exhibition of his film art for exhibits at the Dane Carder Studio/Gallery (2018), the Vanderbilt Divinity School Gallery (2019) and exhibits at the foundation gallery. She also performed in and contributed to films in the award winning Alex Dreaming Series, LLC starting with "Alex Dreaming" (2013), "Dreams of Drowning" (2018) and the 2022 sequels to both films. She will also be featured in a work-in-progress with the working title "Unbearable Beauty." Ms. Sparks is now focused on other work but may be available for special consults.
We Are Here To Meet Need with Love 24/7
The Erie Chapman Foundation is small in size & large in its impact on healthcare. Our five-member board oversees the accomplishment of our mission and vision. We are here to help those in need, to support those who help others & to enrich the lives of all we serve.