Sparrow Ionia Hospital Adds Three to Board of Directors

Left - Virgil Biggs; Top - John Milewski II; Bottom - Brett Reich
Left – Virgil Biggs; Top – John Milewski II; Bottom – Brett Reich

Sparrow Ionia Hospital has named Virgil Biggs, John Milewski II, and Dr. Brett Reich to its board of directors.

Joining the Sparrow Ionia Board for three-year terms are Biggs — owner of Biggs, Dickinson, and Roberts Wealth Management Services — and John Milewski II, director of technology at Ionia County Intermediate School District. Reich — emergency medicine medical director at Sparrow Eaton and Sparrow Ionia hospitals and Sparrow Ionia medical chief of staff — is joining for a two-year term.

Biggs’ areas of expertise at his wealth management firm include personal income tax preparation, and financial and investing planning services. He participates in various charitable and civic activities and was chairman of the Sparrow Ionia Replacement Hospital Capital Campaign. He previously served on the hospital’s board of directors from 2012-19, and in 2016 became a member of the Sparrow Ionia Foundation Board of Directors.

Prior to becoming the Ionia ISD’s technology director, Milewski II was technology operations manager for Ionia Public Schools. Milewski II is an Ionia city councilman and is involved in several charitable and civic activities. He previously served on the Sparrow Ionia Board of Directors from 2009-19.

Reich is board certified and has spent time practicing emergency medicine in Detroit, Lansing, Ionia, and Charlotte. He has been at Sparrow Ionia since 2015 and has been medical director of the Emergency Department since 2017. He is also medical director of Sparrow Ionia’s Trauma program.