Ambassador Of The Year
Ryan Kendrick is the Director of Donor Relations at Siloam Health, a nonprofit healthcare organization serving Nashville’s uninsured and marginalized residents. He finds great joy in advancing life-changing philanthropic work alongside some of Nashville’s most generous people. He’s been a part of LHC since 2020 and loves how small it makes the healthcare industry feel. Ryan and his wife, Natalie, have lived in Nashville since 2006 and don’t love the traffic.
Emerging Leader of the year
Rush leads Odyssey Behavioral Healthcare’s strategic development efforts and is responsible for advancing the company’s vision through mergers, acquisitions, divestitures, joint venture partnerships, and organic growth projects. He began his professional career as a healthcare consultant for ECG Management Consultants before transitioning to strategy and corporate development roles for LifePoint Health and most recently, HCA Healthcare. A Nashville native, Rush received his Bachelor of Science from Rhodes College and his Master of Business Administration from Vanderbilt University’s Owen Graduate School of Management.
Supporting Organization of the year
Contessa, an Amedisys company, is the leading partner for Comprehensive Care at Home delivering Recovery Care at Home, Rehabilitation Care at Home and Palliative Care at Home.