Jeff Hollon named chairman of Appalachian Regional Healthcare Board of Trustees


Jeff Hollon, vice president of Louisville-based BB&T Insurance Services, Inc., has been named chairman of the Board of Trustees for the multi-hospital Appalachian Regional Healthcare system.

Hollon, originally from Hazard, Ky., previously served as the board chairman of the ARH Foundation for Healthier Communities, the fundraising arm for the not-for-profit ARH system, which serves patients in Eastern Kentucky and Southern West Virginia.

“Members of the ARH Board of Trustees work without compensation for the benefit of the ARH system and the people it serves, said ARH President and CEO Joe Grossman. “During his association with the ARH Foundation and the Board of Trustees, Jeff has always been quick to give of his time and support. His knowledge of the ARH system and our service area combined with his leadership strength will be a great benefit to our health system.”

Hollonserves as Vice President at BB&T Insurance Services, Inc. specializing in commercial property and casualty brokering and consulting. He also serves on the leadership team and helps provide strategic direction to the Agency.

After graduating from Vanderbilt University, Jeff began his career with USF&G. After spending time with Safeco Insurance as a bond underwriter and as the Bond Manager for Thornton & Harwell Agency, he joined Old Colony Insurance (what is now BB&T Insurance) in 1999.

He is a member of the Healthcare Financial Management Association, Risk and Insurance Management Society and American Society for Healthcare Risk Management.

Jeff resides in Louisville, KY and is married to Jennifer Hollon, MD. They have two children.

About Appalachian Regional Healthcare (ARH)
Appalachian Regional Healthcare is a not-for-profit health system serving 350,000 residents across Eastern Kentucky and Southern West Virginia. Operating 10 hospitals, multi-specialty physician practices, home health agencies, HomeCare Stores and retail pharmacies, ARH is the largest provider of care and single largest employer in .southeastern Kentucky and the third largest private employer in southern West Virginia.

The ARH system employs nearly 5,000 people and has a network of more than 600 active and courtesy medical staff members representing various specialties. Firmly committed to its mission of improving the health and promoting the well-being of all people in Eastern Kentucky and Southern West Virginia, in the past 12 months alone, ARH provided nearly $133 million in uncompensated care for the uninsured and underinsured.

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