Hawkins Foundation Board of Directors

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Dr. Richard Hawkins - Chairman
Dr. Hawkins specializes in shoulder, elbow and knee reconstructive surgery and sports medicine. He is noted foremost as a shoulder surgeon and has authored seven textbooks on shoulder surgery that are used throughout the world. Dr. Hawkins is a founding member of the American Shoulder and Elbow Surgeons Society. He is a professor of clinical orthopaedic surgery at the University of South Carolina School of Medicine and past clinical professor at the University of Colorado and at the University of Texas Southwest. He has served as team physician for both the Denver Broncos and the Colorado Rockies.
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Jim Ritchie
Jim Ritchie is the principal of Ritchie & Associates located in Greenville SC. He served in the South Carolina Senate from 2000 to 2008 and has been recognized by leading South Carolina organizations for his leadership in passing landmark tort reform, medical malpractice reform, domestic violence legislation and economic development initiatives. He served as the Majority Whip and Chairman of the Judicial Merit Selection Commission. Ritchie also served on the Banking and Insurance, General, Judiciary, Medical Affairs and Rules committees. Ritchie is a graduate of Wake Forest University School of Law and serves on several boards and is a Liberty Fellow.
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Dr. Jerry Youkey
Jerry R. Youkey, M. D. - Vice President, Medical and Academic Services, joined the Greenville Hospital System in September 1998. Dr. Youkey received his Bachelor of Arts degree from Stanford University, Palo Alto, CA, and his medical degree from Marquette Medical School, Milwaukee, WI. He served a rotating internship and general surgery residency at William Beaumont Army Medical Center, El Paso, Texas and a fellowship in peripheral vascular surgery at Walter Reed Army Medical Center, Washington, DC. Dr. Youkey served in the United States Army and was honorably discharged in August 1984, attaining the rank of Lieutenant Colonel, Medical Corps. Dr. Youkey served as Chief, Department of Surgery, and Director, Peripheral Vascular Surgery Fellowship program at Geisinger Medical Center, Danville, PA prior to coming to Greenville. Dr. Youkey is certified by the American Board of Surgery in general surgery and general vascular surgery. Dr. Youkey is a member of numerous professional societies. He is widely published in his specialty field of general vascular surgery, having authored books, abstracts, and journal articles. Dr. Youkey holds the academic appointment of Professor and Associate Dean at the University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC, and the Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, SC. In addition to his administrative duties, Dr. Youkey has practiced general vascular surgery at the Greenville Hospital System, Greenville, SC
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Sean McEnroe
Mr. McEnroe graduated from the School of Physical Therapy at Marquette University in 1995. Since that time, Sean has specialized in the practice of sports-medicine. Mr. McEnroe has consulted with the US Ski and Snowboard Team and worked extensively with athletes from the NFL and the Premier Soccer League. Sean earned his MBA at the University of Denver and currently serves as the CEO of Proaxis Therapy
Agnew Meek
Agnew Meek gained significant experience in building and managing a variety of 3M Corporation business units in the global environment including foreign assignments in Asia, Canada, and Europe and has served as a lecturer of strategic marketing within the MBA program at the University of Texas, Austin. Mr. Meek serves on the board of the Shaw Outreach Team/Shaw Cancer Clinic in Edwards, Colorado and the Executive Committee of the Beaver Creek Property Owners Assoc. Mr. Meek earned his BS, Chemistry degree from Dalhousie University and an MBA from MacMaster University in Canada
Additional Board Members

Dr. C. Edward Floyd
Founder and President, Floyd Medical Associates, Florence, South Carolina

Mr. Sam Konduros
President, SK Strategies, LLC, Greenville, South Carolina

Dr. Harris Pastides
President, University of South Carolina, Columbia, South Carolina

Dr. Michael Kissenberth
Orthopaedic Surgeon, Steadman Hawkins Clinic of the Carolinas and Medical Director of Sports Medicine, Greenville Hospital System University Medical Center