Lunneborg is new Phoebe Sumter chief

Lunneborg is new Phoebe Sumter chief

AMERICUS, GA (WALB) - With information from Phoebe Putney Health System-

Phoebe Putney Health System announced Wednesday, that Brandi Lunneborg will lead Phoebe Sumter Medical Center. Lunneborg will join Phoebe Sumter on November 17, 2014. Lunneborg came to Americus after serving as vice president of operations for Mercy Hospital, in Coon Rapids, Minn.

During her tenure, the hospital received designation as a Truven Top 100 Hospital (third award) and US News & World Report “Best Hospitals” for 2013-2014, and is a 2013 Healthgrades Patient Safety Excellence Award Winner.

Lunneborg received her bachelor of arts degree in psychology at Carleton College in Northfield Minn. and her Master's of Business Administration degree at American InterContinental University in Hoffman Estates, Ill. She is a fellow of the American College of Healthcare Executives.

“I am honored to join Phoebe Sumter Medical Center as the new CEO," said Lunneborg. "Throughout the interview process I was impressed by the pride, dedication and passion for the community displayed by the Board of Directors, hospital and health system leaders, staff, physicians, and volunteers I met. I look forward to working with the community to build upon the hospital's rich history and reputation of clinical excellence for the residents of Sumter County. My family and I are thrilled to be moving to Americus; a wonderfully diverse and welcoming community.”

Mrs. Lunneborg and her husband, Todd, bring with them their children Ian and Ara, both age eight. Her husband, Todd, is a guitarmaker, music educator and journalist who for the past 16 years owned his own business.

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