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Kristi Sink — Distinguished Executive

Grafton, Ohio — Kristi Sink is being recognized by Continental Who’s Who as a Distinguished Executive in the Medical field and in acknowledgment of her work at University Hospital Elyria Medical Center.    

Kristi Sink has dedicated her career to hospital system management over fifteen years in the Medical field. She started at Kenyon College, earning a Bachelor of Arts degree with Honors in Psychology in 1988. Ms. Sink then attended Ohio State University, graduating with a Master of Health Administration degree with Honors in 1991. She is also a Fellow of the American College of Healthcare Executives.

Beginning as an Administrative Fellow in 1991, Ms. Sink rose through the executive ranks at Sentara Healthcare, and became the Director of Operations. She then worked at the Bon Secours Health System at Hampton Roads, VA, for over eight years in Oncology, Ancillary, Radiology, and Ambulatory leadership roles. From 2008-2016, she was the Vice President Ambulatory & Ancillary Services at Mission Hospitals.

Ms. Sink joined University Hospitals in 2016, serving the Greater Cleveland, OH, area. She was the Chief Operating Officer for UH Pharma Medical Center, and then the President of the University Hospitals Elyria Medical Center. The Hospital was awarded as a CMS 5-Star Performing Hospital (2020) and a Healthgrades Top 250 Hospital (2019, 2020). Ms. Sink was awarded as a Woman of Professional Excellence in 2017 by the YWCA of Greater Cleveland.

Her work often focuses on delivering clinical programs to complex health systems in order to benefit the hospital’s patients. In a leadership capacity, she has excellent communication and interpersonal skills, and has developed inpatient, ancillary support, and ambulatory healthcare operations. Ms. Sink has been involved in mergers, acquisitions, and divesting businesses, service line and business development, and cost improvements.

In her spare time, Ms. Sink volunteers with the American Heart Association and American Cancer Society’s Relay for Life. She is a Board Member with the Lorain County Chamber of Commerce and Fletcher Area Business Association, and is a Mentor for the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society’s Team in Training Program.

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