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Easton, Md. August 3, 2017 - Quality Health Strategies today announced that the National Association of Corporate Directors (NACD) recently recognized Ron Forsythe Jr., PhD as an NACD Board Leadership Fellow. NACD Fellows, who earn NACD Fellowship—The Gold Standard Director Credential ®— stand within the highest echelon of those committed to excellence in the boardroom.
As the highest standard of credentialing for directors and governance professionals, NACD Fellowship is a comprehensive and continuous program of study that empowers Fellows with the latest insights, intelligence, and leading boardroom practices—year after year.
“I am honored to join the distinguished and diverse group of individuals who make up the NACD Fellow community and who are committed to advancing the highest standards of boardroom excellence,” said Forsythe. “The resources, insights, and connections I’ve made through NACD Fellowship will be key assets to the companies I serve, as well as to my professional growth as a director.”
Dr. Forsythe is the President and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) for Quality Health Strategies and is the CEO of its subsidiaries—Delmarva Foundation, Health Integrity, and the Quality Health Foundation. He has an extensive background in management, resource development, innovation, analytics, and risk management. In addition, Dr. Forsythe currently serves on the Board of Directors for Chesapeake Utilities (NYSE:CPK)
“We are proud to announce that Ron has joined NACD’s credentialed directors and has taken the next step in the pursuit of boardroom excellence,” said Peter Gleason, CEO of NACD. “Our fellows help advance the highest standards for those who serve in the boardroom, strengthening our businesses, and driving director professionalism. The impact of this program is unmatched and they should be commended for their ongoing commitment to their own professional development.”
Representing hundreds of today’s largest and most-diverse corporations in the world, NACD Fellows serve on boards of NASDAQ OMX- and NYSE-listed companies such as Baker Hughes Inc., Citigroup Inc., DuPont, Foot Locker Inc., IBM, Lockheed Martin Corp., Microsoft Corp., Nordstrom Inc., Pinnacle Entertainment, SpartanNash Co., UnitedHealth Group Inc., and more.
NACD Fellows provide a snapshot of the caliber of directors engaged in continuous learning with NACD—the recognized authority on leading boardroom practices that more than 17,000 directors rely on to lead with confidence.
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About Quality Health Strategies
Quality Health Strategies (www.qualityhealthstrategies.org) was created in 2007 as a holding company for a group of organizations dedicated to transforming health systems. Subsidiaries include Delmarva Foundation for Medical Care, Inc.; Health Integrity, LLC; and Quality Health Foundation. The company is headquartered in Easton, Maryland and has offices nationwide.
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About Quality Health Foundation
Quality Health Foundation(www.qualityhealthfoundation.org)Quality Health Foundation, the mission arm of Quality Health Strategies, is a national not-for-profit organization that provides grants to charitable and not-for-profit organizations in Maryland and the District of Columbia toward projects that help improve the healthcare and human services for individuals and communities.