SYRACUSE, N.Y. — Courtney Lyon, administrator for Loretto Health & Rehabilitation, recently 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 at Loretto in 2020. After two of the most challenging years imaginable in health care amid the pandemic, 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,” per a Loretto news release.
Lyon has been a part of the Loretto organization 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’s degree in health care administration (MHA) from Utica College and is a licensed nursing-home administrator. She earned her bachelor’s in biological sciences from Le Moyne College in 2012.