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John Ellsworth Lynch

John Ellsworth Lynch, American hospital administrator. Honorary life member Forsyth County chapter American Red Cross; board directors Amos Cottage; trustee North Carolina Hospital Association Served with Army of the United States, 1954-1957. Member American College Hospital Administrators, North Carolina Hospital Association (budget committee, council on management), Beta Gamma Sigma, Beta Alpha Psi.

Background

Lynch, John Ellsworth was born on June 8, 1935 in Fargo, North Dakota, United States. Son of John Joseph and Mary Louise (Paulson) Lynch.

Education

Bachelor of Science in Business Adminstrn, University North Dakota, 1959. Master of Business Administration, University Missouri, 1969. Doctorate in Public Administration, Nova University, 1980.

Honorary Doctor of Laws, Campbell University, 1983.

Career

Financial manager United States Steel Corporation, Chicago, 1959-1963. Controller Decatur (Illinois) and Macon County Hospital, 1963-1965. Assistant executive director Research Hospital and Medical Center, Kansas City, Missouri, 1965-1970.

President, chief executive officer North Carolina Baptist Hospitals, Winston-Salem, 1970-1994. Member executive committee, chairman finance committee director 1st Home Federal Savings and Loan Association. Board directors Sun Alliance, SunHealth Care Plans, Inc.

Chairman Piedmont Associated Industries. Member nominating committee and retirement committee Blue Cross/Blue Shield North Carolina.

Religion

All who truly seek God are both competent and called to develop in that relationship and share it with others.

Views

Holiness is not just about personal spirituality and prayer. It will also be expressed through a commitment to social justice and to enabling other people to become followers of Jesus.

Membership

Honorary life member Forsyth County chapter American Red Cross. Board directors Amos Cottage. Trustee North Carolina Hospital Association Served with Army of the United States, 1954-1957.

Member American College Hospital Administrators, North Carolina Hospital Association (budget committee, council on management), Beta Gamma Sigma, Beta Alpha Psi. Clubs: Rotary.

Connections

Married Beth Margaret Pallas, July 14, 1956. Children– John Ellsworth, Michael, Kevin.

Politics

When peaceful alternatives to resolve the conflict failed, the use of force may be the only option to check aggression or genocide.