(Huntington, WV) OVP HEALTH is pleased to welcome Sarah Walling as Chief Legal Officer at the company’s corporate office in downtown Huntington.
Walling comes to OVP HEALTH from the Huntington law firm Jenkins Fenstermaker, where she practiced law for 12 years, specializing in the areas of insurance coverage and defense, labor and employment, and municipal liability. Among her duties at Jenkins Fenstermaker, Sarah advised numerous employers, including OVP HEALTH, regarding employment policies and procedures.
At OVP HEALTH, Sarah will oversee all legal aspects of the company’s operations, provide legal advice to senior management, and direct legal strategies related to contracts, compliance, and risk management.
A dedicated community servant, Sarah has served on the board of directors for numerous community organizations, including Junior League of Huntington, Facing Hunger Food Bank, Ronald McDonald House Charities of the Tri-State, Team for West Virginia Children, Little Victories Animal Shelter, and CONTACT Crisis Center. She is also active in local government as a member of the Huntington Planning Commission and the District 4 Representative on Huntington City Council, where she was recently elected Vice Chairwoman.
Walling earned her Bachelor of Arts Degree in Government from the University of Texas in 2000, and attended the University of Kentucky J. David Rosenberg College of Law, where she earned her Juris Doctor degree in 2010. She is licensed to practice law in West Virginia and Kentucky.
OVP HEALTH provides an extensive range of emergency department and hospitalist services for local and regional hospitals; operates a network of community primary care centers; and offers accredited outpatient and inpatient medication-assisted treatment and counseling services for people suffering from addiction in a growing number of communities across West Virginia, Kentucky, Ohio, South Carolina and Virginia.
For more information about OVP HEALTH, go to ovphealth.com.