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Charlie Runyon

Charlie Runyon
President & Chief Executive Officer
(585) 760-1202
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Years of Employment: Since 1993

Experience at St. John’s: Prior to being president and CEO of St. John's, I served as the executive vice president and chief operating officer.

Past work experience: My past  work experience includes serving as the administrator of the Montgomery County Infirmary, the Eden Park Health Service, and the United Methodist Home for the Aging.

 Education and training relating to your position:

  • Bachelor of Business Administration in Management from St. Bonaventure University
  • Licensed Nursing Home Administrator (New York State)

Awards and celebrations of excellence: Leading Age NY - Thomas Clark Memorial Award

Personal life (family and hobbies): I enjoy spending time with my wife, Kathy, and children; Shawn, Abby, and Ally.

Why did you choose to work for St. John’s? The culture was a match for what I believe a workplace should be.

What are you most proud of here at St. John’s? I am most proud that we continue the good work started by those who founded St. John's in 1899, carrying on a wonderful mission.

Sum up your personality in one word. Friendly

What is your favorite part about working here? You are able to touch someone’s life every day.

What do you look forward to most when coming to work? No two days are ever the same.

How do you embrace living? By balancing my work and personal life.