William B. Downey
Member Director, President & CEO, Riverside Health System
William B. Downey has served as a member of the board of directors of Premier since June 2015 and has been the President and CEO of Riverside Health System in Newport News, Virginia, since January 2012. He served in various roles with Riverside Health System from 2001 to 2011, including Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer.
Downey is a fellow of the American College of Healthcare Executives. He currently serves on the boards of directors of American Excess Insurance Exchange Risk Retention Group, Greater Peninsula NOW, Virginia Chamber of Commerce, Jamestown/Yorktown Foundation Inc., The Virginia Hospital and Healthcare Association, Virginia Symphony Organization, An Achievable Dream, Inc., as well as on the advisory board of TowneBank – Peninsula.
Downey received a bachelor’s degree from James Madison University and a master’s in health administration from Virginia Commonwealth University/Medical College of Virginia.