The Sarasota County Public Hospital Board has appointed local financial advisor and civic leader Sarah Lodge to fill a vacant position on the nine-member board, which governs Sarasota Memorial Health Care System. Lodge’s term on the hospital board will begin in June, pending approval from the governor’s office, and continue until the general election in November 2020.
A certified financial planner, Lodge has extensive experience in long-term strategic planning and financial problem-solving. She currently serves as associate vice president for RBC Wealth Management in Sarasota, a position she has held since 2015. Previously, she was a financial advisor with Morgan Stanley from 2006 to 2015. She is also the current president of the Rotary Club of Sarasota Foundation, and served as non-profit director and a founding board member of Impact 100 SRQ. A past president and current volunteer with the Junior League of Sarasota, Lodge also was a member of Leadership Sarasota’s class of 2014-15 and the Gulf Coast Leadership Institute in 2012. She has worked closely with the Sarasota Memorial Healthcare Foundation and its efforts to support critical hospital services and programs.