Lyn Jenks

Get to Know Lyn:

Lyn began her career in healthcare at Hutzel Hospital in the Detroit Medical Center after attending Wayne State University.  After moving to Petoskey in 1973, she joined the staff at Lockwood MacDonald Hospital, then Northern Michigan Hospital.  There, she held positions ranging from Director, Administrative Services to Vice President of Marketing and Planning to President of the Hospital Foundation. 

In 1988, Lyn started her own consulting firm and has provided support to hospitals and other non profits all over the country, specializing in leadership development, philanthropy, governance and strategic planning.

Lyn most recently served as Chief Executive Officer of Charlevoix Area Hospital in Charlevoix, Michigan and until 2015, served as the Lead Facilitator for the Michigan Hospital Association’s Excellence in Governance Fellowship.

Areas of Expertise:

  • Leadership development
  • Coaching and mentoring
  • Governance
  • Strategic planning
  • Problem solving
  • Group facilitation

Foundation Experience:

  • West Shore Health Foundation
  • Memorial Hospital Foundation
  • Michigan Architectural Foundation