Bell, Davis & Pitt Chief Administrative Officer Polk Named to North Carolina Baptist Hospital Board of Trustees

WINSTON-SALEM/CHARLOTTE (January 16, 2014) – Carol F. Polk, Chief Administrative Officer at the law firm of Bell, Davis & Pitt, PA has been named to the Board of Trustees at North Carolina Baptist Hospital, part of the integrated Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center.

Polk has serves as the Chief Administrative Officer of Bell, Davis & Pitt, PA, a full-service law firm based in Winston-Salem, since 2006. Before joining the firm, Polk was President and Co-Founder of a global consumer goods company, Chief Operating Officer at two mid-sized businesses, Director with a publically traded consumer goods business, and Vice President of Corporate Planning at a large financial services corporation.

Polk earned an MBA from Wake Forest University’s Babcock Graduate School of Management’s Executive Program in 1989 and received the 2010 Outstanding Volunteer Leadership Award presented by the Forsyth County United Way’s Women’s Leadership Council.

Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center (wakehealth.edu) is a fully integrated academic medical center located in Winston-Salem, N.C. The institution comprises Wake Forest School of Medicine, a leading center for medical education and research; Wake Forest Baptist Health, the integrated clinical structure that includes nationally ranked Brenner Children’s Hospital; Wake Forest Innovations, which promotes the commercialization of research discoveries and operates Wake Forest Innovation Quarter, an urban research and technology park; plus a network of affiliated community hospitals, physician practices, outpatient services and other medical facilities. Wake Forest Baptist clinical programs and the School of Medicine are regularly ranked among the best in the country by U.S. News & World Report.

Bell, Davis & Pitt, P.A. was formed in 1980. Its more than three dozen attorneys practice throughout North Carolina in corporate law, litigation, antitrust law, governmental investigations, banking law, commercial real estate, construction law, environmental law, bankruptcy, taxation, employment law, education law, copyrights and trademarks, estate planning and administration, and family law. Several of the firm's attorneys are also licensed to practice in other states throughout the Southeast.

The firm is a member of Lawyers Associated Worldwide, a global association of independent firms that provides legal services to members' clients in over 180 major commercial centers around the world.