Courtney Lyon named administrator of the year for CNY

Courtney Lyon

Courtney Lyon, administrator for Loretto Health & Rehabilitation, received the New Administrator of the Year award for Central New York from The American College of Health Care Administrators New York Chapter.

Lyon was promoted to administrator in 2020. After two of the most challenging years in healthcare, she received the award in recognition of her exceptional commitment as well as her demonstrated potential in the areas of administrative capability, leadership, innovation, creativity, motivation, attitude and leadership.

“Courtney is exactly the type of administrator and leader that our industry and our community need right now,” said Kim Townsend, president and CEO for Loretto Health & Rehabilitation. “She has contributed to a culture of trust and performance excellence benefiting employees, residents and family members.”

Lyon has been a part of Loretto Health since joining in 2016 as a finance specialist. Her career path includes serving as operations manager for Loretto Skilled Nursing and Rehabilitation where she was responsible for daily operations to ensure patients and residents receive high quality care. In her current role, Lyon ensures oversight, follow-up and collaboration among directors and staff to provide appropriate and effective care and services.

Lyon holds a Master of Science degree in healthcare administration from Utica College and is a licensed nursing home administrator. She earned her Bachelor of Science in biological sciences from Le Moyne College in 2012.