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Alexander (Ander) M. Crenshaw and John A. Delaney Elected to Serve on the Flagler Health+ Board of Trustees

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Alexander (Ander) M. Crenshaw and John A. Delaney Elected to Serve on  the Flagler Health+ Board of Trustees

Saint Augustine, FL – June 7, 2021 - Flagler Health + is pleased to announce the appointments of Alexander (Ander) M. Crenshaw and John A. Delaney to serve on the Flagler Health + Board of Trustees.

“As Flagler Health + expands our reach across Northeast Florida and beyond, it is important that the composition of our board reflects that growth,” stated Flagler Health + President and CEO Jason Barrett. “We are extremely fortunate that these two such accomplished and respected individuals share our vision for advancing physical, social and economic health for area communities and have agreed to help lead Flagler Health + into the next phase of our enterprise development.”

Former Congressman Ander Crenshaw represented Florida’s Fourth Congressional District in the U.S. House of Representatives for sixteen years. During his tenure in Congress, he served on numerous committees including the House Appropriations Committee, where he chaired the Financial Services and General Government Appropriations Subcommittee. He also sat on the Defense Appropriations Subcommittee and the State and Foreign Operations Appropriations Subcommittee. Congressman Crenshaw also served as a Deputy Majority Whip. Prior to serving in Congress, Congressman Crenshaw spent nearly 20 years as an investment banker. He was a managing director at Drexel Burnham Lambert and later senior vice president at Donaldson, Lufkin & Jenrette. He also served as an elected official in the State Legislature, ultimately serving as President of the Florida Senate. Congressman Crenshaw serves on the board of The Crohn’s and Colitis Foundation. He received his B.A. from the University of Georgia and his Juris Doctorate from the University of Florida.

“In addition to his extraordinary years of service to our state and our nation, Congressman Crenshaw has a long-standing history with Flagler Health + and the St. Augustine community,” added Barrett. “His commitment to supporting projects and services that benefit all people and improve communities is unwavering.”

John A. Delaney will serve as interim President of Flagler College, beginning in July. He is presently a shareholder at Rogers Towers Law firm and a Principal of The Fiorentino Group, a government affairs and business development firm. Prior to joining Rogers Towers, Mr. Delaney served as President of the University of North Florida for 15 years. While at UNF, he also spent a year as the Interim Chancellor of the State University System of Florida and is the only named President Emeritus in UNF’s 52-year history. Prior to his role at UNF, he served as Mayor of the City of Jacksonville. Before serving as mayor, Mr. Delaney was chief assistant state attorney and general counsel for the city. He also served as interim chancellor of the State University System of Florida. He is very active in the community, having served on numerous boards including the Jacksonville Chamber of Commerce, Jacksonville Civic Council, Episcopal School of Jacksonville and Hospice of North East Florida. Mr. Delaney earned his Juris Doctorate at the University of Florida School of Law.

“John Delaney’s leadership in education, government and in the business sector has had a tremendous impact across our region and our State,” commented Barrett. “He will undoubtedly bring tremendous insight, new ideas and direction to our organization, as we continue to advance our strategy and fulfill our community mission.”

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