McLaren Clarkston Manager Named 2020 Clarkston Area Chamber of Commerce President

McLaren Clarkston announced today that Carrie Wheeler, manager of specialty services at the Clarkston campus on Sashabaw, will serve a one-year term as the president of the Clarkston Area Chamber of Commerce.

Ms. Wheeler has been a supporter of the Clarkston community for many years. She has been a member of the Clarkston Area Chamber of Commerce for 11 years and in November of this year was awarded the President’s Award. This award is given to the Chamber member that the current president feels best exemplifies the Chamber spirit. Their contribution of time, talent and leadership are exceptional.

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Clarkston Chamber executive director, Shaun Hayes, said, “Though I’ve only been with the Chamber a short time, I know how valuable Carrie is as part of our board. Her keen attention to detail and continued support of all our events helps to keep our organization moving in the right direction. We look forward to having her as our president in 2020.”

“I am honored to be serving the Clarkston community as the president of the Clarkston Area Chamber of Commerce. I am passionate about our community and our Chamber’s mission,” stated Ms. Wheeler. “The Clarkston Area Chamber of Commerce is vital to our business community and we are determined to bring business partners together. As the Chamber of Commerce President, I want to encourage you to become active in the community and in our Chamber of Commerce.”

About McLaren Oakland

McLaren Oakland is a 328-bed medical center that provides primary and specialty healthcare services to the greater Pontiac and Oakland County community. Founded in 1953, McLaren Oakland has grown to a comprehensive medical community that includes outpatient facilities in Clarkston and Oxford, in addition to an inpatient hospital in Pontiac providing a range of clinical services including emergency and trauma care, cardiology, cancer services, minimally invasive robotic surgery and orthopedic services. With a network of more than 300 physicians, McLaren Oakland owns a network of employed physician offices throughout Oakland County and a nursing home in Lake Orion. McLaren Oakland is a Level II verified trauma center and an accredited stroke center. McLaren Oakland offers AOA approved residency and fellowship programs in anesthesiology, emergency medicine, family practice, general surgery, internal medicine, dermatology, ophthalmology, orthopedic surgery, podiatry, radiology, and otolaryngology and facial plastic surgery.

About McLaren Health Care

McLaren Health Care, headquartered in Grand Blanc, Michigan, is a fully integrated health network committed to quality evidence-based patient care and cost efficiency. The McLaren system includes 13 hospitals, ambulatory surgery centers, imaging centers, an employed primary care physician network, commercial and Medicaid HMOs covering more than 630,000 lives, home health and hospice providers, retail medical equipment showrooms, pharmacy services and a wholly owned medical malpractice insurance company. McLaren operates Michigan’s largest network of cancer centers and providers, anchored by the Barbara Ann Karmanos Cancer Institute, one of only 49 National Cancer Institute-designated comprehensive centers in the U.S. McLaren has 26,000 employees and more than 52,500 network providers. Its operations are housed in more than 350 facilities serving the entire Lower Peninsula of the state of Michigan along with a portion of the Upper Peninsula.