Wright L. Lassiter

by Justin Cates
Wright L. Lassiter
President & Chief Executive Officer
Henry Ford Health System
Serves on Board of Directors for: Quest Diagnostics Inc.

Wright L. Lassiter III is the President and CEO of Henry Ford Health System, overseeing a $7.5 billion system comprising six hospitals, a health plan and a wide range of ambulatory, retail and related health services consisting of more than 250 locations and 32,000 employees.

Prior to joining Henry Ford, Mr. Lassiter was CEO of Alameda Health System in Oakland, Calif.

Lassiter currently serves as the Board Vice Chair for the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago; he also chairs its Governance and Nominating Committee and serves on the Audit Committee.  In the non-profit sector, he serves on the boards of LeMoyne College, the Detroit Chamber of Commerce, the Detroit Children’s Fund and the Detroit Regional Partnership.

Lassiter received his Master’s degree in Healthcare Administration from Indiana University and his Bachelor’s degree with honors in Chemistry from LeMoyne College.

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