The Longboat Key Democratic Club is pleased to welcome David Verinder as our special guest speaker on Tuesday, December 8, 2015. The meeting will be held at the Portofino Restaurant near the Marina at the Longboat Key Club and Resort. Social hour begins at 11:30 am followed by lunch at 12:00 pm. Cost for the luncheon is $25 and reservations must be made in advance by December 4th. Mail your check to LBK Democratic Club, PO Box 8025, Longboat Key, FL 34228. For more information, please call Dr. Lois Barson at 941-383-9893.
David Verinder has been President and CEO of Sarasota Memorial Hospital and Health Care System since July 2014. He oversees a regional medical center that consists of an 806 bed hospital, physician practices and a network of specialized medical campuses and clinics.
The only public hospital in Southwest Florida - and one of the nation's largest acute-care hospitals - Sarasota Memorial has nearly 4,000 staff, 1,000 volunteers and 800 physicians, ranking it among the region's leading employers.
Since being hired in 2006, Verinder has also served as Sarasota Memorial's chief operating officer and chief financial officer. He was responsible for the organization's architecture and construction projects, including several new outpatient centers and a nine-story tower that stands at the centerpiece of a $250 million campus improvement project. Verinder received his Master of Business Administration degree from Auburn University and his Bachelor of Science degree from Louisiana State University.