The 2018-19 LHIMA Board of Directors is pleased to announce we have hired Ryan Kelly to succeed Ralph Morrison as our LHIMA Executive Director. Ryan has already started training and transition of some LHIMA Central Office functions with Ralph and will continue to take on more duties through June. Effective July 1, 2019, Ryan will assume all duties of the LHIMA Executive Director when Ralph steps down and will handle all central office responsibilities.
Please welcome Ryan and you will have the opportunity to meet Ryan at the 2019 LHIMA Convention in Shreveport on Thursday or Friday.
Ryan Kelly, MS, is a Mississippi native and founder/CEO of Horizon Professional Services. He previously served as Chief Advancement Office for William Carey University and Director of External Relations for The University of Southern Mississippi College of Health. Kelly earned a Bachelor of Science with honors from The University of Southern Mississippi in 2005 and a Master of Science with honors from Mississippi College in 2007. He is a graduate of the Area Development Partnership’s Leadership Pinebelt, the Mississippi Economic Council’s Blueprint Mississippi committee, the Association of Fundraising Professionals, and the Mississippi Society of Association Executives. In addition to professional activities, Kelly also serves as a deacon at Temple Baptist Church, member of The Gideon’s International, Pi Kappa Phi Alumni Association, the United Way of Southeast Mississippi, and others. His areas of professional interest and expertise include healthcare, education, business, technology, economic development, and politics.
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