Shawn M. Lyden
EXECUTIVE VICE PRESIDENT AND GENERAL COUNSEL
Akron Children’s Hospital
In his role as executive vice president, Mr. Lyden is responsible for four principal areas at Akron Children’s Hospital: planning and marketing, government relations, compliance and risk management. The planning and marketing department also includes public relations and business development. Mr. Lyden is particularly active in new business development for Akron Children’s. The Hospital is a regional pediatric referral center serving a continually expanding service area in northern
Prior to joining Akron Children’s in January 2008, Mr. Lyden was a partner with Brouse McDowell, a law firm with offices in
Prior to that, he had been an associate and then a partner with a large law firm based in Chicago, Ross & Hardies (now McGuire Woods), for more than 10 years. Mr. Lyden practiced health care law during his entire tenure at Ross & Hardies.
Mr. Lyden is active in a number of professional associations and serves on the Boards of Directors of LifeBanc and the Centers for Dialysis Care, both located in Cleveland, and OPEN M, a neighborhood-based community services organization located in
Mr. Lyden obtained his B.A. in economics, Magna Cum Laude, from
A native of Ohio, Mr. Lyden and his wife Amy currently live in Hudson and have four children, Alexis, Austin, Molly and Jack.