Here at Executive Elements, we like to feature fantastic women we think you should know. Some of these women are clients, some are friends, some are women we’ve only just met. But they all have this in common: they are dynamic, interesting women who have agreed to share with us their insights and secrets to success.
Name: Shannon Ginther
Job: Executive Director of Healthcare Transformation, OhioHealth; First Lady, City of Columbus
Birthday: April 4, 1977
Work: Improving healthcare delivery in the community by improving quality and reducing costs for consumers. Convening the Columbus Women’s Commission to improve the economic well being of women in this community.
Passion: Improving healthcare and well-being for all people.
Family: Amazing husband Andrew; sweet, thoughtful daughter Clara; happy, geriatric dog Chloe.
Heros: Women. Moms who balance a lot and keep going.
Escape: Weekly-yoga. Vacation-Puerto Rico with Andrew.
My Pet Peeve: Clutter-in my mind or on my counter.
My Indulgence: McDonalds vanilla soft serve with whipped cream. It’s the best.
My Roots: Cincinnati native. Columbus convert.
My Future: Focused on impacting the economic well-being of women in this community.
My Favorite Quote: “You can do anything but not everything,” and “Don’t let the perfect be the enemy of the good.”
My Accessory: Bracelets and anything tortoise shell.
My Advice to Young Women: “Never be afraid to sit at the table,” and “Always dress for where you want to be.”
How I Balance it All: I focus on my passion and say “no” to what I like so I can say “yes” to what I love. Share the load with an amazing spouse. Ask for help. Practice yoga.