Us TOO Board Welcomes 2 New Members  
 
The Us TOO International Board of Directors welcomed two new members at their most recent meeting, held September 24-25 in Chicago IL: James L. Rieder and Dexter C. Rumsey, III. 

James L. Rieder, a prostate cancer survivor, has 40 years` executive leadership experience in seven, diverse, for-profit, not-for-profit community and teaching hospitals, hospitals affiliated with large national systems, a vertically integrated multi-hospital system and a statewide non-profit foundation. He has an MBA from Cornell University, Johnson School of Management, Ithaca, New York, with a concentration in Hospital and Health Services Administration, and a Bachelor of Science degree from University of Michigan in Ann Arbor, Michigan.

Rieder most recently served as the Executive Director of the Ohio Quality Cardiac Care Foundation in Columbus, Ohio, retiring in 2001. From 1977-1999, he was President and CEO at seven healthcare facilities in Columbus, Ohio, Chicago, Illinois, Arlington, Virginia, Southfield, Michigan, Nashville, Tennessee, Trenton, New Jersey, and Stamford, Connecticut.

Mr. Rieder has strong experience in finance, marketing, human relations, strategic planning, negotiations, board relations, and State Legislative/Executive Branch lobbying and collaboration. He is an active professional and community leader, and lives with wife Mary in Powell, Ohio. They have four children and eleven grandchildren.

Jim was diagnosed 8 years ago with prostate cancer, underwent a radical prostatectomy and has been cancer free since. He has been very active with the James Cancer Hospital support group, an affiliated chapter of Us TOO International.

Dexter C. Rumsey, III, was diagnosed with prostate cancer in July 2007 and had a radical prostatectomy. After a recurrence in 2009, he has been managing the disease with radiation and hormone therapy. 

In addition to being an estate planner, estate tax attorney, and founding partner of law firm Rumsey & Bugg, he has served as president of two charitable organizations. His leadership experience includes membership on the board of directors for numerous professional and civic organizations. After graduating from the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill with a degree in Political Science, he served state-side and in Vietnam with the United States Marine Corps, attaining the rank of captain. While serving in Vietnam he was exposed to Agent Orange, proven to be a contributing factor in the development of prostate cancer.

In 1971 he earned his law degree from the University of Virginia School of Law. From 1978 to 1982 he a member and chairman of Board of Governors, Virginia State Bar Trusts and Estates Section, and received the Walker Award for Exemplary Service from the Virginia Bar Association in 2002. 

Mr. Rumsey is an avid off-shore sailor and sailed across the Atlantic in the summer of 2004. He also enjoys hunting duck and quail. He resides in Irvington, Virginia, with his wife Bonnie. They have two children and five grandchildren. 

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