James R. Maida, president and chief executive officer of Gaming Laboratories International, LLC, has been unanimously elected chairman of the Monmouth Medical Center, Southern Campus Foundation Board of Trustees.
Maida’s appointment is the first by the Foundation Board since the merger of Monmouth and Kimball Medical Center, which is now Monmouth Medical Center, Southern Campus.
“As the first chairman of the Monmouth Medical Center, Southern Campus Foundation Board, James will be instrumental in helping to usher in a new era for fundraising for Monmouth Medical Center, Southern Campus,” said Denice Gaffney, vice president of Monmouth Medical Center, Southern Campus Foundation. “In addition to engaging board members in the mission of the hospital, James will provide a fresh perspective that complements the changes that are happening during this pivotal time in the hospital and Foundation’s history.”
Maida, who previously served on the Kimball Medical Center Foundation Board of Trustees, has a history of service to the Lakewood-based hospital and foundation. In addition to his service to the Foundation Board, each of Maida’s children has also volunteered at Kimball Medical Center.
As co-founder of Gaming Laboratories International, Maida has helped lead the company’s growth to become the largest firm of its kind, employing more than 800 people in 21 offices worldwide. An expert in gaming law, standards and regulation, as well as electronic gaming testing and U.S. tax law, Maida has testified as an expert witness in numerous gambling cases on both the state and federal levels.
James R. Maida, Chairman of the Monmouth Medical Center, Southern Campus Foundation Board of Trustees
Maida earned a B.S. in computer science engineering from Lehigh University in Bethlehem, Pa. and a J.D. from Rutgers School of Law in Newark, N.J. He resides in Titusville and Lavallette, N.J. with his wife, Sharon O. Maida, Ed.D., and their children.
About Monmouth Medical Center, Southern Campus:
Monmouth Medical Center, Southern Campus is an acute-care community hospital located in Lakewood, Ocean County. A Barnabas Health facility, Monmouth Medical Center, Southern Campus merged with Monmouth Medical Center, a teaching hospital located in Long Branch, Monmouth County, in 2014. The hospitals are dedicated to improving the health and well being of the communities they proudly serve through expanded access to specialty outpatient services that focus on preventive medicine and healthy living. The partnership has also expanded patients’ access to geriatric and pediatric emergency services, as well as outpatient neurology, oncology and geriatric services. Monmouth Medical Center, Southern Campus is in the process of converting to all private rooms, which will make it the only provider in the region with all private rooms for overnight stays.
For more information about Monmouth Medical Center, Southern Campus, visit www.barnabashealth.org.