Lorraine Lutton is the President of St. Joseph's Hospital, the largest not-for-profit health care provider in Hillsborough County, and a part of BayCare Health System. St. Joseph's is known for its advanced medical technology and surgery and its Centers of Excellence include the Cancer and Heart institutes.
Lutton began working at St. Joseph's Hospital in 1992 and has served in a variety of roles. Prior to her current position, she served as the Chief Operating Officer of St. Joseph's Women's Hospital, where she oversaw the development of the Breast Center, the expansion of the Fetal Surgery program and the construction of the new 50,000-square-foot, four-story Women's Pavilion. In her current role Lutton has over seen the expansion of the Heart Institute and surgical services, as well as the construction of the new 72-bed Emergency and Trauma Center.
Lutton received her bachelor's degree in public health, health policy and administration from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, and her master's degree in business administration from the Anderson Graduate School of Management at UCLA.
Lutton is a Fellow of the American College of Healthcare Executives. In the year 2000, Mrs. Lutton was a recipient of the Regents Awards: Early Career Executive for Western Florida. Other honors include receiving the Tampa Bay Business Journal, "40 under 40" Award in 2002, and the Tampa Bay Business Journal "Women in Business Award" in 2003.
Her community involvement includes being a graduate of Leadership Tampa Bay, Class of 2003, as well as a 2013 graduate of CEO Direct. In 2009, she became a member of the Athena Society. She has served as a transport volunteer for the Tampa Bay Harvest for many years. She served as a member of the Board of the Hillsborough County Healthy Start Coalition from 2001 to 2005, where she served in the role of President of the Board from 2003 to 2005. From 2001 to 2002, she served as a Board member on the Junior League of Tampa Community Advisory Board, and in 2005 served on the Leadership Tampa Bay Board. Lorraine is a 2013 Board Member of the American Heart Association and currently serves on the Board of Directors for the Tampa Chamber of Commerce.