Empowering individuals with limited resources

to establish and maintain good health.


We envision a community that promotes, protects and improves the health and wellbeing of all people.
Care Ring is a vital link in achieving this vision.

Founded in 1955, Care Ring is a nonprofit organization dedicated to providing health services for the uninsured, underinsured or those lacking access to affordable, high-quality preventive health care. The organization annually serves more than 7,000 people in Mecklenburg County and is a leader in collaborative efforts to improve community health.

                                          OUR VALUES

Compassion: We believe every individual deserves to be treated with dignity and kindness.
We are passionate about caring for the people we serve.


Integrity: We act responsibly and ethically in our individual and collective actions, always striving
to be inclusive and open in fulfilling our mission.


Collaboration: We embrace poverty-fighting partners and actively seek partnerships with other
individuals and organizations to best serve those in need.


Empowerment: We strive to empower the people we serve, encouraging them to take responsibility for their health by giving them the tools and the education they need to thrive.




Mark Markiewicz, Chairman  2018-2021

Wells Fargo

Phillip A. Poley, Vice Chairman  2017-2021                      

Unite US

William W. Hadley, At-Large Representative  2018-2021                         

Ameriprise Financial

Dean F. Cikins, At-Large Representative  2019-2021



Felicia Barnes 2021-2024

Gentiva/Lived Experience

Andrew Bradshaw 2019-2022

Bank of America

Heidi Henderson 2019-2022

Alight Solutions


Brisa Urquieta de Hernandez 2020-2023

CommonSpirit Health


Morgan Hinton 2019-2022

Premier, Inc.

Colleen Hole 2017-2021

Atrium Health  


Zachary S. Landry 2018-2021

Novant Health


Sam Long, PhD 2021-2024

Wells Fargo


Tama Morris, RN, PhD, CNE 2020-2023      

Queens University of Charlotte

Anabel Paniagua-Doyle

Meck Pre-K


John Scherr MD 2020-2023       

Retired Physician/Community Volunteer

Michael Tomsic 2018-2021

Parker Poe


Chasty Underwood 2020-2023       

Blue Cross Blue Shield of NC

Salim Uqdah 2021-2024
Uroboros Mediations

Andrea Wages 2021-2024

Duke Energy