Hudson Appointed, Langloh and Lyons Reappointed to the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta's Birmingham Branch Board of Directors

For immediate release: Dec. 21, 2012

Dr. Pam Hudson, chief executive officer, Crestwood Medical Center in Huntsville, Ala., has been appointed to the board of directors of the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta's Birmingham Branch. John A. Langloh, president and chief executive officer, United Way of Central Alabama, and James K. Lyons, director and chief executive officer, Alabama State Port Authority, have been reappointed. Their terms begin Jan. 1, 2013, and run through Dec. 31, 2015.

Dr. Hudson has been chief executive officer of Crestwood Medical Center since 2007. She began her career at Crestwood as a physician in the Emergency Department and was promoted to several management positions throughout the organization including associate administrator/chief medical officer and chief operating officer.

Dr. Hudson is a director of the Chamber of Commerce of Huntsville/Madison County, ALS (Lou Gehrig's disease) Alabama Chapter, John Stallworth Scholarship Foundation, and is a past president of the National Children's Advocacy Center. Other memberships include Business Council of Alabama, Leadership Alabama, Leadership Huntsville Madison County, Huntsville Rotary Club, Women's Economic Development Council and Huntsville Community Chorus.  She is a former board member of Phoenix Industries and Bancorp South Advisory Board.

Dr. Hudson is a 1979 summa cum laude graduate of Western Maryland College (now McDaniel College) and received her doctor of medicine degree magna cum laude from the University of Maryland School of Medicine in 1983.  She completed her family practice internship and residency at the School of Primary Medical Care at the University of Alabama in Huntsville, where she served as chief resident.  She has advanced certification in medical management from Tulane University and held diplomat status with the American Board of Quality Assurance and Utilization Review Physicians for more than 10 years.  Dr. Hudson has extensive experience in healthcare accreditation, physician credentialing, peer review and performance improvement. In 2004, Dr. Hudson received a Local Legend Alabama nomination by U. S. Congressman Bud Cramer.  She was recognized for Outstanding Achievement by Community Health Systems in 2007 and awarded the Distinguished Alumni Award from UA Huntsville in 2010.

Langloh has served in his current position since 2008. Prior to that, he was president and chief executive officer of United Way of Delaware from 2004 to 2008. Langloh was senior vice president of resource development and marketing for United Way of Central Maryland from 1999 to 2004 and senior vice president of resource development for United Way of Central Alabama from 1991 to 1999. He began his career as associate campaign director of United Way of Greater Greensboro, N.C.

Langloh is a member of the Kiwanis Club of Birmingham, Leadership Alabama, and the Birmingham Business Leadership Group. He chairs the boards of Community Partners of Alabama and Hands on Birmingham. Langloh received the Nonprofit of the Year Award from the Birmingham Regional Chamber of Commerce in 2008. Langloh earned a bachelor's degree in social work from the University of North Carolina and an MBA from Samford University.

Lyons has served as director and chief executive officer of the Alabama State Port Authority since 1999. He was owner of Trinity Marine and Transportation Consulting from 1996 to 1999. During a 20-year career at Ryan Walsh Inc., he held various positions of increasing responsibility, ending his tenure there as vice president of marketing.

Lyons is a member the United Way of South Alabama Executive Board, Mobile Bay National Estuary Program and vice chair of the Alabama Gulf Coast Recovery Council. He is actively involved with many professional and maritime organizations. A Mobile native, Lyons earned a bachelor's degree from the University of Alabama.

Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta branch directors provide economic information from the branch territory to the district bank's president and head office directors, who use the information in formulating monetary policy and making discount rate recommendations. Hudson was appointed by the Federal Reserve Board of Governors in Washington, D.C. Langloh and Lyons were reappointed by the Atlanta Fed's board of directors. The Board of Governors appoints three of the Birmingham Branch directors, and the Atlanta head office directors appoint four.

Contact: Jean Tate 404-498-8035