GULFPORT, Miss. – March 28, 2022 – Robert J. Sawyer was appointed by the City of Gulfport to serve on the Memorial Health System Board of Trustees effective February 7, 2022, replacing former board member Claire Tindell.
Sawyer is a financial advisor and the owner of Trinity Investment Services, LLC, and has been in practice for more than 35 years. He received his Bachelor’s in Public Administration from the University of Mississippi in Oxford.
Sawyer has served as Chairman of the Board of Directors for Mississippi Public Broadcasting for 12 years. He currently volunteers in the Memorial Health System Emergency Department through Memorial Auxiliary. He is an active member of St. John Catholic Church and a resident of Gulfport.
Memorial is a not-for-profit medical complex jointly owned by the City of Gulfport and Harrison County. The Board of Trustees is composed of seven (7) Trustees, three (3) of which are named by the City of Gulfport; three (3) by the Board of Supervisors of Harrison County, Mississippi; and one (1) named jointly by Harrison County and the City of Gulfport.
About Memorial Health System
Memorial Health System has been serving the Mississippi Gulf Coast and beyond for 75 years. Located in Gulfport, Mississippi, Memorial is a not-for-profit medical complex jointly owned by the City of Gulfport and Harrison County. Memorial includes two hospitals licensed for 328 beds, a state-designated Level II Trauma Center, three nursing centers, four outpatient surgery centers, satellite outpatient diagnostic and rehabilitation centers, and more than 100 Memorial Physician Clinics. Memorial offers several of the region’s most comprehensive clinical programs and medical specialties unique to the area, including a Level III Neonatal ICU and Mississippi’s first nationally-certified Primary Stroke Center.