John Selig to serve as next CEO for Arkansas Foundation for Medical Care

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After a nationwide search, AFMC board of directors selected John Selig to assume the role of the company’s next CEO effective September 1, 2022. Ray Hanley is retiring after leading the healthcare nonprofit for over a decade.

“It is my pleasure to entrust the success of the future to someone such as John,” Hanley said. “I’ve known John professionally for many years. His leadership, expertise and vision align with AFMC’s future growth and diversification plans. The Board made an excellent hire.”

Selig, a native of De Queen, most recently served as Vice President of Public Sector Growth for Optum, a health services innovation company. Prior to joining Optum, he served as Director of the Arkansas Department of Human Services (DHS) for ten years during portions of the Huckabee and Beebe administrations.

“I am honored to be the board’s choice as AFMC’s newest CEO. AFMC has strong leadership, and I am delighted to be entrusted with the future of the company,” Selig said.

This announcement comes as AFMC is celebrating its 50th year. Selig and his wife Jeannie live in Benton.

AFMC is a Little Rock-based private, nonprofit organization focused on improving health and health care.