Loretto board names new president and CEO

George N. Miller Jr. is the first African American to lead the West Side hospital. He is the former CEO and president of CommUnityCare Health Centers in Texas. Miller replaces Dr. Sonia Mehta, who had run the Austin hospital since 2012.

Head of Circle Family Health resigns

The non-profit announced Thursday in a press release Dr. André Hines’ departure. Christopher Jackson, the agency’s chief financial officer since 2012, will serve as interim CEO.

Ex-alderman attempting comeback

After going to prison on corruption charges, Ike Carothers said his 11-year tenure on the Chicago City Council makes him the best choice for the Cook County Board.