Lynn Britton has served as the president and chief executive officer of Mercy since January 2009, after serving as senior vice president since 2004. Lynn has been with Mercy for over 25 years, serving as vice president for Mercy’s supply chain operating division (ROi) from 2000 to 2004. Prior to that, he served as executive director of materials management for St. John’s Mercy Health Care in St. Louis and director of materials management at Mercy Health Center in Oklahoma City.
Lynn holds a master's degree in business from Oklahoma City University and a bachelor’s degree in accounting from Abilene Christian University.
Mercy President and CEO Lynn Britton joined some of the world's top leaders, including then President Obama, for the annual Wall Street Journal CEO Council in Washington, D.C. in November 2013.
According to the Wall Street Journal, the CEOs tackled topics including cyber hacking and the “fix” needed from business and Washington; the boom in U.S. energy production and how to harness it for economic growth; and the innovation and disruption among higher education in the U.S. and globally.