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Victoria “Tori” W. Bayless, FACHE


Luminis Health

Victoria W. Bayless is CEO of Luminis Health, a multihospital system headquartered in Annapolis, Md. Until January 2020, she also served as president of Anne Arundel Medical Center, which she joined in 2005 and advanced to president/CEO in 2011. Ms. Bayless has more than 25 years of experience in management and leadership roles, specializing in strategic planning, health system operations, performance improvement, community health and outreach, medical staff relations, physician practice management and business development. The principal architect of the Vision 2020—Living Healthier Together initiative, Ms. Bayless is focused on overall quality performance, workforce development, growth and financial strength as well as improving access to care and meeting community need. In 2015 and 2017, The Daily Record named Ms. Bayless to its list of “Influential Marylanders.” In 2016, the Capital Gazette named Bayless to its list of “People to Watch.” Additionally, the Annapolis and Anne Arundel County Chamber of Commerce named Bayless the 2016 “Business Leader of the Year.” Bayless is a 2007 graduate of Leadership Anne Arundel and the 2011 recipient of the YWCA’s Tribute to Women & Industry Award. She currently serves on numerous boards. In 2016, Maryland Governor Larry Hogan appointed Bayless to serve on the state’s Health Services Cost Review Commission, and she was recently reappointed to a second term. She received her Bachelor of Science degree from Tufts University and a Master of Health Services Administration degree from The University of Michigan School of Public Health. She also holds a certificate in executive leadership from the Georgetown University Center for Professional Development. She is board certified in healthcare management as an ACHE Fellow.


Masters Series Session 4: Masters of Health Equity

Presented by Nick Macchione, FACHE, Victoria “Tori” W. Bayless, FACHE at 2:15 PM on Tuesday, March 24th.

The Masters of Health Equity recognizes healthcare leaders who are changing systems and delivering new approaches to ensure disparities in healthcare quality and access are eliminated. Victoria W. Bayless, FACHE, CEO, Luminis Health, leads an integrated system with two hospitals and more than 6,400 employees. Ms. Bayless was also the receipient of the American Hospital…