Lorraine Lutton is the President of St. Joseph's Hospital and local Market Leader for BayCare Health System. St. Joseph’s is the busiest health care provider in Hillsborough County, and one of the 11 not-for-profit hospitals that comprise BayCare Health System. St. Joseph’s is known for its advanced medical technology including a trauma center and robotic surgery, as well as its Centers of Excellence: the Cancer, Neuroscience 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 Hospital and as the COO of St. Joseph’s Women’s Hospital. Major developments under her leadership have included development of the new, state-of-the-art Heart Institute, the addition of a $35 million critical care tower, the creation of the Breast Center, and the construction of a 50,000-square-foot, four-story Women’s Pavilion.
Lutton received her bachelor’s degree in public health, health policy and administration from the University of 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, she received the Regents Award: 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 serving on the boards of the American Heart Association and the Tampa Chamber of Commerce. Previously, she served as a member of the Junior League of Tampa Community Advisory Board, the Hillsborough County Healthy Start Coalition (as president from 20003 -2005), and the Leadership Tampa Bay Board. Mrs. Lutton is a graduate of Leadership Tampa Bay, Class of 2003 and a member of the Athena Society.