Chief Legal Officer
Prior to becoming chief legal officer, Jeff Woodard served as Director of Risk Management and Staff Attorney for three years at Erlanger Health System
Woodard also worked as General Counsel and Director of Risk Management at Hutcheson Medical Center in Fort Oglethorpe, Ga. and was in private practice with two Georgia law firms, Minor, Bell and Neal in Dalton, and Womack, Gottlieb and Rodham in LaFayette.
He is admitted to practice in both Tennessee and Georgia and is a member of the American Health Lawyers Association, the Georgia Academy of Healthcare Attorneys, the Georgia Hospital Association for In-House Counsel, the American Society for Healthcare Risk Management and the Georgia Public Health Association. Woodard is also a Director on the Floyd County Board of Health, having previously served as Chairman and Vice-Chairman from 2010–13.
Woodard graduated with honors from Berry College and the University of Georgia School of Law. While in law school, he was the Articles Editor for the Journal of Intellectual Property Law.