our leadership

When people ask us how we are different from other organizations involved in the fight against heart disease, our response is actually quite simple.  Our grassroots organization, launched in January 2013, was intentionally created to fill a need in our own community and, what we learned in a short period of time, is that our approach resonated with thousands of others in our region. 


We made a commitment that the majority of funds we raise in a community is dedicated to serve the residents of that respective community.


All of the awareness and education means nothing if we fail to get more women and men screened early for heart disease. Recognizing the disparity in women’s heart health diagnosis and care, we also created a scholarship program to provide advance screenings for eligible at-risk women.


Our collaborations with community, corporate and faith-based groups helps us fulfill our mission to "inspire and enable women and their loved ones prevent heart attack, stroke, and premature death." By partnering with health care providers, we can help more people learn their own risks for heart disease and how to win the fight against our #1 killer.

meet our founders

Sheila Caldwell


The Heart2Heart Foundation

Deb King, RN

Vice President/Co-founder

Piedmont Medical Center

Bill Caldwell


Williams & Fudge, Inc.

our board of directors

Debbie Hayworth

Retired RN

Julia Khaled, PA

April Maylor

Attorney at Law, Owner

Khaled Law Firm

Piedmont Medical Center

Owner, Begin with Health

Katie Price

Director of Marketing

Winthrop University

Trina Ricks

Owner, EZ Lab's Testing

Jimmie Sherrill, RN

Judy Whitehair, RN

Piedmont Medical Center

Owner, Carillion Home Care

medical advisory board

Sushil Singhi, MD


Carolina Cardiology Associates

196 Cardiology Dr.

Rock Hill, SC 29732
Phone: 803-324-5135

Harry Hicklin, III, MD

Palmetto Cardiology of York County, LLC
430 South Herlong Avenue 

Rock Hill, SC 29732
(803) 324-4900

Leon Khoury, MD, FACC

Khoury Cardiology

115 Blarney Drive, Suite 109
Columbia, SC 29223

Phone: 803-788-8848

Peter Zakow, MD, FACC, FACS

Catawba-Piedmont Cardiothoracic & Vascular Surgery

200 S. Herlong Ave., Suite B
Rock Hill, SC 29732

Phone: 803-324-1950

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