October 6, 2022
Rev. Al and I get finally get to talk healthcare. We couldn't be more pleased to have Ed Lovern, the CEO of Ascension St. Agnes join us for a a great talk that hits a wide range of topics. We started things off with a quick lesson on how to say his name...say Govern, now replace the G with an L and you've got it down.Ed is not from Baltimore, but he has quickly made his mark as the CEO of Ascension's only asset in this market. Ascension is an amazing company, in fact they are the largest Catholic Healthcare system in the Country with over 151 Hospitals. Despite the largess of the Mother ship, Ed's leadership style has kept the Community based culture that St. Agnes was always associated with in tact. Right in the heart of Southwest Baltimore, St. Agnes is in a growth mode as the city and county's around it continue to grow.Ed's a peoples leader, he leads by example and places himself on the ground with his employee's on a weekly basis. Working through workforce challenges and maintaining some of Baltimore best Doctors is a formula that keeps people from the surrounding communities walking through he door.Ed Lovern, thanks for coming in and thanks so much for embracing our community and our Beloved Baltimore!You are officially Holy!