Meet the Administration Team

Jeff James - Chief Executive Officer

Jeff joined Wilmington Health in 2008. As CEO, he is responsible for the strategic vision and direction of Wilmington Health. Prior to joining the group, he was the Chief Financial and Chief Operating Officer for Christie Clinic in Champaign, Illinois, and Chief Financial Officer and Vice President of Finance at the Shannon Clinic in San Angelo, Texas.


Chris Bunch - Chief Operating Officer

With more than 10 years of public accounting experience, Chris joined Wilmington Health in 2007 as our Chief Financial Officer. In 2012, he was named Chief Operating Officer. Chris graduated from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill in May 1996 with a Bachelor of Arts in Economics and a Minor in History. He attended the University of North Carolina at Wilmington, achieving a Master of Science in Accountancy in June 1998.

ChasIty Chace - Chief Financial Officer

Chasity joined Wilmington Health in 2009. As Chief Financial Officer, she oversees the accounting, purchasing, biomedical, and business office functions. Before joining Wilmington Health, Chasity was the Audit Manager for McGladrey & Pullen LLP. Chasity graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration as well as a Master of Science in Accounting from the University of North Carolina at Wilmington.

Dr. Dr. Michael McWilliams - Board President

Dr. McWilliams attended medical school at Georgetown University Medical School. He completed his internship and residency at the Osler Medical Training Program at Johns Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore, MD. Dr. McWilliams completed his cardiology and cardiac electrophysiology fellowships at The Cleveland Clinic and served two years as the Chief Cardiology Fellow. Dr. McWilliams is American Board Certified in Internal Medicine (2007), Cardiovascular Disease (2005), and Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology (2007).

Dr. Jonathan Hines - Chief Medical Officer

Dr. Hines joined the Wilmington Health Internal Medicine team in 1997 and became the organization's Chief Medical Officer in 2012. He is a graduate of Baylor College of Medicine and completed residency training there in 1997.  He maintains board certification in Internal Medicine.  As CMO, Dr. Hines has overseen the development of programs to track and improve quality, cost, and the patient experience at Wilmington Health, and conducts oversight of providers and planning for all new clinical services for the group.

Dr. Brian webster - Chief medical information officer

Dr. Webster received his medical degree from the University of North Carolina School of Medicine in Chapel Hill in 1993. He completed an internship and residency in Internal Medicine at Ohio State in 1996 and joined Wilmington Health.  Dr. Webster is Board Certified in Internal Medicine and has been the chief medical information officer in charge of helping providers in the organization implement and efficiently use electronic medical records since 2011. 


Dr. David Schultz - associate Chief Medical Officer

Dr. Schultz received his medical degree from the University of Rochester School of Medicine in 1993. He completed his internship at Naval Hospital Oakland in 1994, and his residency in Internal Medicine at the University of California, San Francisco in 1996. He was an internist at Naval Hospital Camp Lejeune until completing service in the Navy and joining Wilmington Health in 2000 as an original member of the Hospitalist department. Dr. Schultz is board certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine and joined Dr. Hines in 2017 to share chief medical officer duties for the group.

Melissa odom, cmpe- coo, Physicians Healthcare collaborative