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David Hall and Julie Wilson join MRIGlobal Board of Directors

“We welcome Dave and Julie to our Board of Directors,” said Thomas M. Sack, Ph.D., president and CEO of MRIGlobal. “We’re confident that their business expertise and leadership will provide valuable perspectives and complement our board’s skills. We look forward to their contributions as we work together to grow MRIGlobal’s business and execute our strategic transformation initiative.”

David Hall

Hall is executive vice chairman of Kansas City, Missouri-based Hallmark Cards, Inc. board of directors. He serves on the board of directors for the Hallmark Corporate Foundation, Saint Luke’s Hospital, the Kansas City Area Development Council and the Greater Kansas City Chamber of Commerce. He is also a member of the MRIGlobal Board of Trustees.

A grandson of the company’s founder Joyce C. Hall, Hall joined Hallmark in 1981 and has held a variety of executive management positions, most recently as president of Hallmark Cards, Inc., where he was responsible for the company’s enabling organizations including corporate strategy and development, insights and analytics, legal, human resources, public affairs and communications, information technology and diversity and inclusion. He was appointed to his current role in 2019.

Hall earned a law degree at the University of Kansas Law School, Lawrence, Kan., and a bachelor’s degree in economics at Davidson College, Davidson, N.C.


Julie Wilson

Wilson is the chief people officer at Clarivate. Formerly, she was the vice president and chief people officer at Cerner Corporation, where she led Cerner’s human resources and associate services organizations.  She was responsible for recruitment, retention, benefits and services of more than 24,000 associates worldwide. Under Wilson’s leadership as Cerner’s chief people officer, Cerner’s workforce grew 367%.

Prior to joining Cerner, Wilson was the business manager for the University of Missouri-Kansas City (UMKC) athletics department. She assisted with the movement of the athletics program from the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics to National Collegiate Athletic Association Division I.

Under Wilson’s leadership, Cerner was named a Best Employer by Forbes twice, and the Healthiest Employer in Kansas City by the Kansas City Business Journal.  Wilson is a graduate of University of Missouri-Kansas City and has a bachelor’s degree in business administration.