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Who We Are

LifeSouth is a non-profit community blood bank serving more than 125 hospitals in Alabama, Florida and Georgia. We are committed to meeting the blood supply needs of hospitals and their patients by providing the highest quality blood components and services. With more than 30 donor centers, 45 bloodmobiles and 2,000 blood drives a month, our LifeSouth team is dedicated to making sure the blood is there when you or your family member is in need.

Our Mission

To provide a safe blood supply that meets or exceeds the needs in each community we serve, and to provide a variety of services in support of ongoing and emerging blood and transfusion-related activities.

Our Vision

To be a vital and prominent member of our communities, known for meeting the needs of the entire community, incomparable customer service and unwavering employee excellence.

To develop our communities’ blood supply by increasing blood donations from both new and existing blood donors and optimizing component yields from each donation.

To be an employer of choice by providing a work environment that continually reiterates and reinforces the value of each employee’s role and offers opportunities for employee development and growth.

To be recognized as a provider of the safest and highest quality blood components and services by engaging in unrelenting and continuous improvement in our methods and procedures.

Leadership Team

Kimberly E. Kinsell

President & Chief
Executive Officer

Paul Grebe

Chief Financial Officer

Tom Wurzbach

Chief Information Officer

Daniel R. Galasso

Vice President of Finance

J.D. Pettyjohn

Chief Operating Officer

Lori Masingil

Vice President of Quality

Chris Lough, M.D.

Vice President of
Medical Services

Krisanne Russell

General Counsel

Board of Directors

LifeSouth Community Blood Centers is governed by a volunteer Board of Directors. This group of dedicated community leaders provides crucial guidance that enables us to fulfill our mission. Local Advisory Councils from each region elect a representative to the board. Their support and assistance is invaluable to the success of our mission.

  • Rob Smith
    Chairman
  • Reeves Byrd, Jr.
    Vice Chairman
  • Jim Kelly Jr., CPA
    Treasurer
  • Ron Spitznagel, EdD
    Secretary
  • Owen Bailey
  • Jeremy Blair
  • Michael Briddell
  • Gary Brooks
  • Dan Bundy
  • Michael Corrigan Jr.
  • Avis Craig
  • F. Kayser Enneking, MD
  • Kristi Fultz-Butts
  • Michael Lukowski, MD
  • Tonya Raines
  • Jeff Rains
  • Michael Reinhardt
  • Carl Smith
  • Rick Staab
  • Luke Standeffer
  • Wendi Taylor
  • Jansen Voss, JD
  • Merrick Wilson