Board of Directors

Donald R. McLaughlin

Don McLaughlin has served on the board of Health and Hope Clinic since 2009. He is a life-long resident of Pensacola and is an active member of Calvary Baptist Church. Don graduated from the University of West Florida with a bachelor’s degree in accounting. He is a retired accounting manager from the International Paper Mill in Cantonment. Don and his wife, Kooky, and have two grown daughters and are grandparents.

Anna Causey

Anna Barbee Causey has over 22 years of experience in the benefits field. She is currently Vice President of Combined Insurance Services, where she is responsible for her group clients and for managing the operations of the Individual Benefits Department.  She is also President of the National Association of Insurance & Financial Advisors, Pensacola.  Anna and her husband, Jack, are active members of East Brent Baptist Church and enjoy engaging others in bible study. They are both avid golfers and enjoy competitive trap and skeet shooting. They are parents to 3 cats (Ellie, Audi & Sammy) and a dog (Bridget), all local rescues.

Bob Gowing

Bob Gowing has served on the board of Health and Hope Clinic since 2009. He is a graduate of the University of Alabama at Birmingham and is retired from Baptist Health Care.  Bob is an active member of Pensacola First Baptist Church, where he serves as a Deacon and on the Missions Committee.  He is active on other boards in his community and is an advisory board member for Compass Bank.  He is married with two children and seven grandchildren.

Buford Lipscomb

Bio coming soon

Paul McLeod, M.D.

Dr. McLeod has been a volunteer at Health and Hope Clinic since 2004 and currently serves as Medical Director.  He comes to the clinic with over 35 years experience in Family Medicine and has held numerous leadership positions.  He completed his family practice residency at the U.S. Naval Hospital in Pensacola, Florida in 1978.  He then served on the teaching staff for a brief period before going on to practice in rural Milton, Florida for the next 18 years.  Since then, Dr. McLeod has served as a professor to medical students at both the University of South Alabama and Florida State University.  He now holds the position of Sr. Associate Dean for Florida State University College of Medicine Regional Campuses.