Centra Health names new president and CEO

Lynchburg & Central Virginia News

LYNCHBURG, Va. (WFXR) — Centra, a regional non-profit healthcare system based in Lynchburg, has named its new president and Chief Executive Officer (CEO).

“We conducted a comprehensive national search to ensure we found the best fit for our communities, and the board is confident in the highly qualified individual we have selected to assume leadership of Centra,” said Amy Ray, chair of the Centra Board of Directors. “Ms. Carrier’s mission-driven focus, approachability, and proven track record of healthcare leadership make her uniquely qualified to successfully lead Centra well into the future.”

Carrier earned a bachelor’s degree in Labor Studies from Pennsylvania State University and a Master of Business Administration from the Indiana University of Pennsylvania.

She also comes to Centra with more than 28 years of experience in the healthcare industry.

“I am thrilled to join Centra and make the central Virginia community my home,” said Carrier. “I am
honored to move into this role and to have the opportunity to help guide Centra into the future. I
appreciate the board’s confidence and look forward to adding to Centra’s legacy of excellence in

Carrier will assume her new role as president and CEO at Centra, effective Sept. 7.

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