Eric Eaddy

LRADAC Welcomes Eric D. Eaddy as Vice President of Administration

October 31, 2023

Columbia, SC – LRADAC, the designated alcohol and drug abuse authority for Lexington and Richland Counties, has named Eric D. Eaddy its new Vice President of Administration. As a member of the executive management team, Eaddy will manage LRADAC’s daily administrative operations, including CQI and data analysis, and oversee the agency’s information system, patient accounts, laboratory, and facility operations. In addition, Eaddy will guide continuous quality improvement objectives to drive efficiencies and operational excellence.

Before his new role at LRADAC, Eaddy worked in the healthcare, retail, insurance, and transportation service industries as Director of Guest Services and Transportation at Atrium Health in Charlotte and as the Southeastern Regional Compliance Manager for Wal-Mart. He has a Master of Healthcare Administration degree from Webster University and a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from Claflin University. 

“With his professional experience in improving operational efficiency and quality in the healthcare sector, Eric brings a strategic skillset to help manage the daily operations and improve the patient experience at LRADAC,” said Wendy Hughes, President and CEO of LRADAC. “We look forward to the positive changes Eric will bring to our organization as he elevates our operational management to an even higher level to benefit our patients, staff, and community partners.”

LRADAC is the designated alcohol abuse and drug abuse authority for Lexington and Richland Counties of South Carolina. The public, not-for-profit agency offers a wide array of prevention, intervention and treatment programs in locations convenient to residents of both counties. The agency has a budget of approximately $10 million and serves more than 5,000 clients per year.