Lyle Sheldon, FACHE

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President & CEO
University of Maryland Upper Chesapeake Health


Lyle Sheldon, president and CEO of University of Maryland Upper Chesapeake Health in Bel Air, believes in pursuing a challenging goal every day.

“We create a healing and compassionate environment by providing the finest in care, and courtesy and service to all people with whom we interact,” Sheldon said. “We focus on every patient and every encounter every day.”

Sheldon, who has been president and CEO since 2000, said the hospital’s core values are the pursuit of excellence; serving people with compassion and dignity; working with integrity; respecting the worth, quality, and diversity of people; being responsible and accountable; and building trust and confidence with our communities.

“Our goal is to become the preferred integrated health-care system, creating the healthiest community in Maryland,” said Sheldon, who has been a hospital executive in Florida and Maryland since 1984.

Sheldon holds a bachelor’s degree from Rutgers College and a master’s degree in health services administration from the George Washington University. He has served as a fellow to the American College of Healthcare Executives and is a member of the American Hospital Association, Maryland Hospital Association and the Harford County Health Planning Commission.