Dr. Ron Forsythe, Jr. Named One Of Savoy Magazine’s 2017 Most Influential Black Corporate Directors

A prestigious and well deserved recognition for this Eastern Shore CEO

Easton, Md., Oct. 27, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) --




Savoy Magazine is the premier listing of African-American executives, influencers and achievers contributing leadership to corporate boards.   The magazine has just announced their 2017 directory of the most influential black corporate directors across the nation, which includes the Eastern Shore’s Dr. Ron Forsythe, Jr.   Dr. Forsythe a member of the Chesapeake Utilities Board, and is also the CEO of Easton’s leading employer, Quality Health Strategies.


"Dr. Forsythe’s extensive leadership experience, financial, and operational expertise has enabled him to make terrific contributions to our company.  We are extremely proud to see him receive this prestigious and well-deserved recognition," said Pat Boos, Director of Marketing at QHS. "As a company, we have a deep appreciation for the importance of experience combined with a natural entrepreneurial spirit -- from our board of directors to our review teams, designers and data scientists, we value it highly across our organization."


Ronald G. Forsythe, Jr. is a member of the Board of Directors of Chesapeake Utilities Corporation, a diversified energy company headquartered in Dover, Delaware.  In 2017, he joined colleagues serving on other public boards, including Fortune 500 companies, as a recipient of the highest recognition for corporate directors – the NACD Board of Leadership Fellowship.  Forsythe is President and Chief Executive Officer of Quality Health Strategies and previously served as its Chief Operating Officer.  Prior to that, Forsythe served as Chief Information Officer and Vice President at the University of Maryland Eastern Shore where he led projects that made the Eastern Shore more eco-friendly in its energy use.  He is a member of the Regional Advisory Board of Branch Banking and Trust Company and previously served as a member of the Advisory Board for the Worcester County, Maryland School System STEM Initiative, and a member of the Boards of the Peninsula Regional Medical Center Foundation, Quality Health Foundation, and Horizons at the Salisbury School.


Forsythe holds a Bachelor of Chemical Engineering degree from the University of Delaware and holds masters and doctoral degrees in Chemical Engineering from the University of Maryland.


About Quality Health Strategies

www.qualityhealthstrategies.org serves the entire nation in an effort to protect the fiscal and clinical integrity of healthcare systems. The company currently holds a number of federal contracts for detecting and combating health care fraud, waste, and abuse on a national and regional level. 


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Ronald G. Forsythe, Jr.
President and CEO 
Quality Health Strategies
Board:  Chesapeake Utilities Corporation; Regional Advisory Board of Branch Banking and Trust Company

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