The HEALS Board of Directors has selected Pranteek “Teek” Patnaik as the new Executive Director to take office on April 3, 2017. He will be the successor to Connie Carnes, who is retiring from the position after 8 years of service.
Teek Patnaik has served as a project manager for Huntsville Hospital Health System since 2009. In his career with Huntsville Hospital Patnaik has developed & managed a Mobile Medical Program that was designed to ensure that the underserved & uninsured have access to quality health care & education. In 2016 the Mobile Medical program reached over 7500 lives in Madison County. Patnaik is a native of the Rocket City and is a 2004 graduate of the University of Alabama in Tuscaloosa with a degree in Health Care Management/Hospital Administration.
In Huntsville he has served on the boards of several charitable and community agencies and in 2015 began managing the Huntsville Hospital Community Health Initiative. Patnaik is married to his beautiful wife Cathy & has a 4 year son, Kelsey & 2 year old daughter, Ory-Cay.
HEALS welcomes Mr. Patnaik and we know he will be a wonderful leader to take HEALS into the future.