Chuck Wallington, Ph.D., is the Executive Vice President and Chief Marketing & Communications Officer at Cone Health..

In this role, Chuck is now a member of our Enterprise Leadership Team, partnering to set the strategy for Cone Health and serving as one of our system’s key senior leaders. The elevation of this role reflects the strategic importance of marketing and communications to the achievement of our purpose, vision, and strategic priorities. He and his team continue to differentiate Cone Health and build awareness of our services by providing strategic marketing and communications support for our key priorities related to people, culture, patient value, access, and growth.

Since joining Cone Health in April 2011, Chuck has built a talented team of professionals focused on providing strategic marketing and communications support for our sites, service lines and key initiatives such as Reinventing Care. Under Chuck’s leadership, this team has launched award-winning advertising campaigns, including one focused on sharing our patients’ stories of exceptional care.

Chuck brings more than 30 years of marketing and communications experience in a variety of sectors, including health care, consumer packaged goods and financial services. Prior to joining Cone Health, he was a vice president at American Express. A graduate of UNC Chapel Hill, Chuck has a master’s degree in communications management from Syracuse University and is pursuing his doctorate in leadership studies at North Carolina A&T State University. He is a trustee of the national Institute for Public Relations, a board member of the Community Foundation of Greater Greensboro, a leader at St. James Presbyterian Church, and a member of two fraternal service organizations, Sigma Pi Phi and Alpha Phi Alpha, for which he serves as president of the local chapter.