Thomas J. Smith, Jr. is Chairman of GHDI (“GHDI”) and has been a Director of Professional Services, Inc. (“PSI”), GHDI’s parent company since 2013. He is also President of Lombard Investments, Inc., an international private equity investment management firm formed in 1986 and based in California. Lombard manages privately held investments, including an interest in PSI, on behalf of development finance organizations, pension funds, foundations, and other institutional investors.
Mr. Smith’s investment and business management experience in Asia and North America includes operational and financial restructurings, legislative and regulatory matters, financial services, light manufacturing and large scale public/private projects. Mr. Smith has led the formation of various Lombard investment funds, is a member of the firm’s investment committees and has served as a director on Lombard portfolio company boards in China, Hong Kong, the Philippines, Taiwan and Vietnam.
Prior to joining Lombard in 1997, Mr. Smith was Executive Vice President, WSGP Group, an investment partnership formed by former U.S. Treasury Secretary, William E. Simon to pursue LBOs, distressed bank and Savings & Loan acquisitions, and real estate development. Mr. Smith graduated cum laude from Harvard College (A.B. 1975).
Mr. Gerard Martin C. Garcia is a member of The Medical City’s Board of Directors and a Board Director of Guam Regional Medical Center as well. He is the CFO of Fountel Corporation; CEO of Box Terrapin Holdings Inc.; Co-Founder of Skye Renewables Holdings Pte Ltd; Vice President and Member of the Board of HomeCredit Mutual Building and Loan Association; Treasurer and Member of the Board of Cordillera Hydro Electric Company. Gerry holds a Masters degree in Business Economics, Strategy from The University of Asia and the Pacific and Bachelor of Science degree in Management Engineering from the Ateneo de Manila University. In addition, Gerry is a certified Six Sigma Black Belt and a Fellow of the Institute of Corporate Directors.
Mr. Sean Gardiner is a member of The Medical City’s Board of Directors. He is currently the Senior Vice President of Clermont Capital based in Singapore. He also worked in Morgan Stanley Equity Research as Head of Equity Research for South East Asia and ASEAN Equity Strategist across two locations – Singapore and Jakarta. He likewise sat on the Morgan Stanley Singapore ExCo and represented the equity research industry on the Singapore Capital Markets Committee. Mr. Gardiner is also a Director of Guam Healthcare Development, Inc.
Atty. Leroy James Langeveld is a member of The Medical City’s Board of Directors. He is also the Senior Legal Counsel of Clermont Capital based in Singapore. He worked as an Associate of Milbank, Tweed, Hadley and McCloy LLP in Singapore and Simpson Grierson in New Zealand. He was admitted to the New York Bar and to the High Court of New Zealand. He is also a Director of PSI Healthcare Development Services Corp.
Mr. Salvador G. Tirona is an Independent Director since 2018, Professional Services, Inc.; President and CEO, Lopez Holdings Corp.; Director, ABS-CBN Corp. and Adtel, Inc.; Treasurer, Lopez Group Foundation, Inc.; Treasurer and Trustee, Eugenio Lopez Foundation, Inc.; former Director and Treasurer, Bayantrade, Inc.; former Director, First Philippine Infrastructure Devt Corp., Manila North Tollways Corp.; Member, Management Association of the Philippines; Fellow, Institute of Corporate Directors; Independent Director of PSI Healthcare Development Services Corp. and Guam Healthcare Development, Inc.
Mr. Michael S. Pineda is a director of Guam Healthcare Development Inc. (GHDI) and is the Senior Vice President and Group Chief Finance Officer of The Medical City in the Philippines, which comprises the largest healthcare network of hospitals & clinics in the country operating under a single brand. He is also a director of PSI Healthcare Development Services, Corp., The Medical City Clark, Inc., The Medical City Iloilo Hospital, Inc., The Medical City Pangasinan, Inc., and Proser Health Services Inc.,
Mr. Pineda earned a degree in Management Economics from the Ateneo de Manila University and a Masters in Business Administration from The University of Michigan Stephen M. Ross School of Business. He has extensive experience in business & financial planning activities across various industries, including automotive, FMCG, pharmaceuticals, IT, and healthcare.Before joining The Medical City, Mr. Pineda was the Chief Finance Officer of Microsoft Philippines. Before that, he was Chief Finance Officer of AstraZeneca Philippines, where he oversaw the finance, strategic partnering & business development, supply chain, procurement, & key accounts management functions of the company, and performed as interim company president during leadership transition periods. He also had previous leadership roles with Takeda Pharmaceuticals as Chief Financial Officer for Philippine Operations, leading the financial planning, accounting & treasury functions, and with The Coca-Cola Company Philippines Business Unit as Strategic Planning Director and Financial Planning Director, leading the forecasting, budgeting, financial analysis & performance reporting activities. Before these, he also held finance positions of increasing leadership roles in the Philippine operations of Novartis Pharmaceuticals, Ford Motor Company, and SGV & Company, a member firm of Ernst & Young.
Dr. Christopher Napoleon Delos Reyes is a director at Guam Healthcare Development Inc. (GHDI) and is the Senior Vice President and Chief Marketing Officer of The Medical City in the Philippines, which comprises the largest healthcare network of hospitals & clinics in the country operating under a single brand. He is also a director of Proser Health Services, Inc., and The Medical City Clark. He has a medical degree from St. Luke’s College of Medicine and had specialty training in Ophthalmology at The Medical City. He had worked in the healthcare industry for 12 years, focusing on creating and managing business strategies, advancing corporate reputation, and helping to navigate trends toward achieving sustainable growth.
Today, Dr. Christian is a member of The Medical City’s executive committee that changed and revolutionized relations of the hospital with its different customers through developing and implementing a vision and strategy for patient-centricity. He is a motivating force in driving customer focus with service development, offering innovative healthcare solutions to serve all markets better. Innovation is a key component of The Medical City’s strategic framework that integrates other hospital foundations towards its vision and mission.
Alan V. Funtanilla, MS, RN is the President and CEO of GRMC. Alan has been with GRMC since 2014, most recently as the hospital’s Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer. Alan has also served as GRMC’s Chief Administrative Services Officer and Chief Patient Services/Nursing Officer.
Prior to joining the GRMC team, he spent over a decade as a surveyor for The Joint Commission – the premier accrediting body for hospitals and health care organizations worldwide. In this position, Alan evaluated hospitals around the world including the USA, Europe, and the U.S. territories.
Alan has held Executive roles at several US hospitals. He has served as Associate Executive Director and Chief Nursing Officer for the Lincoln Hospital and Medical Center in New York City, Assistant Hospital Director and Vice-President for Patient Care Services at Temple East/Neumann Medical Center and Northeastern Hospital; and as Assistant Director of Nursing for Broad Street Hospital, all located in Philadelphia.
Alan earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Nursing from Widener University in Chester, Pennsylvania and a Master of Science degree in Administration from Lincoln University in Lincoln, Pennsylvania. He also earned his Bachelor of Science degree in Psychology from the University of Santo Tomas in the Philippines.
Teodorico D. Constantino (Ted) is the Treasurer & CFO and a member of the Board of Directors of GRMC. Among his areas of expertise are – Strategic Planning, Financial Analysis and Data Analytics, Controllership, Treasury, Governance, Risk & Compliance and Billing, Credit & Collections.
Mr. Constantino holds an MBA degree from the Ateneo Graduate School of Business and college degrees both in Economics and Accounting from De La Salle University. He has earned both CPA and CMA certifications, a Strategic Finance certification from the Asian Institute of Management (AIM), which was founded by a consortium of prominent business leaders and academic institutions (Ateneo, De La Salle) and the Harvard Business School. He is currently a member of the Healthcare Financial Management Association (HFMA) in the U.S. and is a certified Lean Sigma Black Belt.
Mr. Constantino comes to GRMC from United Laboratories Inc. (UNILAB), one of the largest pharmaceutical companies in Southeast Asia. While with the UNILAB group, he served as the Vice-President and Group Chief Financial Officer for Mount Grace Hospitals, a UNILAB affiliated healthcare services subsidiary and is credited with the strategic acquisition of 8 hospitals during his term. He also served as the Hospital Administrator & Treasurer in some of the UNILAB investee-hospitals and as the Finance Director of Westmont Pharmaceuticals. Prior to UNILAB, Mr. Constantino has worked as the CFO of SAP Philippines and in various finance leadership roles with other multinational companies.
Dr. Alexander “Beau” Wielaard is GRMC’s Chief Medical Officer and an Emergency Medicine doctor. He earned his medical degree from the Medical College of Georgia in Augusta, Georgia in 2007. Dr. Wielaard completed his internship and residency in Emergency Medicine at the University of Maryland Medical Center, R. Adams Crowley Shock Trauma Center, and the Baltimore Veterans Affairs Medical Center in Baltimore, Maryland.
Dr. Wielaard has practiced emergency medicine at inner-city trauma centers, suburban community hospitals, and rural critical access facilities in Baltimore, Washington D.C., Anchorage, Portland, Albuquerque, and Kailua-Kona. He gained valuable experience treating a diversity of orthopedic injuries and altitude-related illnesses while working seasonally in the Vail, Colorado ski area.
He developed a keen ability to adjust to any situation that presents in the emergency room through extensive work and volunteer experience in places like Alaska, the Philippines, Liberia, and Africa. Dr. Wielaard is a member of the non-profit organization Cross Cultural Care, where he collaborated with the Liberian Ministry of Health to develop emergency services in the resource-limited area of Roberstport, Liberia.
Dr. Wielaard has been with GRMC since 2016 as an Emergency Room Physician. He is an active member of the island-wide Emergency Medical Services (EMS) Commission. Dr. Wielaard has been a core developer of GRMC’s institutional response to the COVID-19 pandemic while also providing bedside clinical care to patients who test positive in the GRMC Emergency Department. In 2020, he was promoted to Chief Medical Officer.
Dr. Wielaard is board certified by the American Board of Emergency Medicine and is an enthusiastic advocate for modern evidence-based and patient-centered emergency care.
His hobbies include sailing, diving, soccer, football, snowboarding, kiteboarding, and mountain biking.