Fleury Yelvington’s role as Carondelet Health’s President and Chief Executive Officer is supported by an impressive record spanning more than 23 years as a health care administrator. Yelvington’s focus has been on developing state-of-the-art clinical practices, building strong physician partnerships through joint ventures and physician recruitment, and on creating a reputation for quality health care and community involvement.
Before coming to Carondelet Health, Yelvington was the top administrator for three years at another Ascension Health facility, St. Mary’s of Michigan. Prior to that, she held administrative positions at Bayview Health System in Tampa, Shands Hospital at the University of Florida in Gainesville and University Medical Center in Jacksonville.
Yelvington earned her Master of Business Administration and Master of Health Services Administration degrees from the University of Florida in Gainesville and holds a Bachelor of Arts degree, also from the University of Florida. During her graduate work, she completed her residency at St. James University Hospital in Leeds, England. She also has worked in government as aide to the mayor of Jacksonville.
Yelvington loves antiquing, travel and the symphony. She lives in Parkville, Mo., with her husband, Barry Solomon, MD.