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Lakeland, FL – Tim Boynton, MBA, Lakeland Regional Health Vice President of Development and Chief Public Relations and Communications Officer is among Modern Healthcare’s 2021 class of Top 25 Emerging Leaders. Modern Healthcare annually honors emerging leaders all age 40 or under.

“The roller-coaster ride of the COVID-19 pandemic—now more than 18 months long and counting—has tested leaders in all sectors of the healthcare industry and at all levels. The men and women who make up this year’s class of the Top 25 Emerging Leaders have certainly risen to the challenges. Even in their young careers, many have impressive track records of innovation and accomplishment predating the pandemic,” noted Modern Healthcare editor, Aurora Aguilar.

Editors of the publication, a leading national source of healthcare business news, research and data, selected Mr. Boynton for his significant contributions in the areas of innovation and financial, operational and clinical excellence.

“We are very proud of Mr. Boynton and his leadership of the Lakeland Regional Health Foundation and the Marketing and Communications Department,” said Danielle Drummond, MS, FACHE, Lakeland Regional Health President and CEO. “His unwavering determination, innovation and insight are integral to our mission and vision and have strengthened our organization and our external and internal stakeholder relationships.”

Mr. Boynton has a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration and has extensive training from the University of Wisconsin at Madison and the Association for Healthcare Philanthropy. He also holds a Master’s degree in Business Administration from the University of South Florida.

The complete ranking is featured in the October 4 issue of Modern Healthcare.

About Lakeland Regional Health
Not-for-profit Lakeland Regional Health reaches beyond its hospital walls to promote wellness, education and discovery in new places and new ways, providing a wide range of inpatient and outpatient healthcare services at its Medical Center, Hollis Cancer Center and ambulatory care locations. Lakeland Regional Health earned Most Wired status six times since 2013 and has earned workplace awards from Forbes, Gallup and Becker’s Hospital Review. Its 864-bed comprehensive tertiary referral hospital, Lakeland Regional Health Medical Center, operates the Jack and Tina Harrell Family Institute for Advanced Cardiovascular Medicine; a Level II Trauma Center; the Bannasch Institute for Advanced Rehabilitation Medicine, and the Carol Jenkins Barnett Pavilion for Women and Children, which includes a Level III Neonatal Intensive Care Unit. 

About Modern Healthcare
Modern Healthcare is the industry’s leading source of healthcare business and policy news, research and information. This weekly print magazine, websites, e-newsletters, mobile products and events is ranked No. 1 in readership among healthcare executives. Modern Healthcare leads the market in editorial excellence and has received awards from the American Society of Business Publication Editors, American Society of Healthcare Publication Editors, Trade Association and Business Publications International and the Association of Health Care Journalists, affirming Modern Healthcare’s status as a top source for healthcare business and policy news, research and information.

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