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Ted W. Goins, Jr. is President and CEO of Lutheran Services Carolinas. Prior to being named President in 2000, Mr. Goins was employed by LSC for over 10 years as administrator of Trinity Village nursing home in Hickory, N. C. He also previously served for three years in administration and development, and has spent his entire career in health and human services. Mr. Goins received his AB from Lenoir-Rhyne University, and earned his MS from Pfeiffer University. He is a certified nursing assistant and licensed nursing home administrator. Mr. Goins is active in a number of local, state, and national organizations, including serving on the North Carolina Medical Care Advisory Committee, the Board of the North Carolina Health Care Facilities Association, the Board of Lutheran Immigration and Refugee Services, and as Chair of the Rowan County Chamber of Commerce. He previously served on the Lutheran Services in America Board, including two years as Chair, and also served two terms on the North Carolina Study Commission on Aging. He was appointed to the North Carolina State Board of Examiners for Nursing Home Administrators and went on to serve for seven years, four of those as Chair. Mr. Goins received the Distinguished Alumnus Award from Lenoir-Rhyne University in 2012.