Nancy Howell Agee

Nancy Howell Agee

Nancy Howell Agee, President and CEO of Carilion Clinic, has dedicated her life’s work to improving the health of people in the communities we serve, as well as people across the Commonwealth of Virginia and beyond.

Born at Roanoke Memorial Hospital, Ms. Agee began her career in nursing in the early 1970s, serving in various management roles over the years. In 1996, she was appointed vice president and gradually assumed increasing administrative and executive leadership roles at Carilion. As Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer from 2001 to 2011, Ms. Agee was at the forefront of the successful initiative to reorganize Carilion into a patient-centered, physician-led clinic.

A passionate servant leader, her first priority is our employees and patients. She supports many professional and community activities including board positions for The American Hospital Association, The Joint Commission, Virginia Hospital and Healthcare Association, Virginia Center for Health Innovation, Roanoke Gas Company, HomeTown Bank, Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine, Rockingham Mutual Insurance Co. and the Taubman Museum of Art. Previously, Ms. Agee served on the Radford University Board of Visitors.

Ms. Agee and her husband, Steve, have one son, Zach.