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Four Seasons announces hiring of new chief innovative officer

Four Seasons announced the hiring of new Chief Innovation Officer Ryan Cannon, who brings nearly 20 years of financial management, business development and strategic experience to the role.

A graduate of Appalachian State University in finance and banking, Cannon has worked in Western North Carolina his entire career in roles ranging from commercial financial services, nonprofit leadership and health care operations.

“Ryan joins our amazing team of professionals in assuring that patients within our community have access to the highest quality of serious illness and end-of-life care," Four Seasons President & CEO Millicent Burke-Sinclair said. "Since 1979, our focus has been on providing trusted care to anyone in need of services, regardless of their ability to pay. Ryan’s focus on service, stewardship, and strategy will strengthen our mission and our team as together we strive to co-create the best care for our community."

“I have been continually impressed by the quality of care and exceptional culture of Four Seasons since I began volunteering in 2016," Cannon said. "I am very proud to join Four Seasons’ staff to help further enhance and innovate the continuum of care we provide to communities across western North Carolina."