NASHVILLE – Ascension Saint Thomas Rutherford is pleased to announce that H. Laws McCullough III, co-owner of Murfreesboro-based healthcare software company Provident Solutions, has joined the hospital’s board of directors. Mr. McCullough is a 7th-generation resident of Rutherford County and a graduate of Middle Tennessee State University. He is well known in the community as “Brother.”
In addition to co-founding Provident Solutions in 2002, Mr. McCullough has a rich history of civic engagement. He is a longtime supporter of the Ascension Saint Thomas Rutherford Foundation and serves on the board of the Christy-Houston Foundation, Inc. He is also a past board president of the Stones River Country Club and former member of the Murfreesboro Breakfast Rotary Club and the Evergreen Cemetery Commission.
“Brother has deep roots in Murfreesboro and a strong commitment to giving back,” said Gordon B. Ferguson, president and CEO, Ascension Saint Thomas Rutherford. “It is an honor to welcome him to our hospital board of directors.”
Mr. McCullough is married to Stacey Wheeler McCullough, Pharm.D., who is also an established entrepreneur as co-owner of Pharmacy Insights & Innovations, LLC, and ScientiaRX, LLC.
Their son, H. L. McCullough, is a freshman at Pepperdine University. The McCullough family attends World Outreach Church.
Ascension Saint Thomas operates 12 hospitals in Tennessee and a comprehensive network of affiliated joint ventures, medical practices, clinics and rehabilitation facilities that cover a 45-county area and provided more than $180 million in community benefit and care of persons living in poverty in fiscal year 2022. Across the state, Ascension Saint Thomas and its affiliates employ more than 10,700 associates. The health system has a 125-year history in Tennessee. Ascension is a faith-based healthcare organization committed to delivering compassionate, personalized care to all, with special attention to persons living in poverty and those most vulnerable, through its more than 2,600 sites of care in 19 states and the District of Columbia.