Huntington Hospital announced today the election of M. Christian (Chris) Mitchell to its board of directors. Chris is currently serving as an ex-officio member until January 1, 2019, when he will join as a voting member of the board.
“Chris’ experience in the financial and professional service industries, combined with his involvement in the Pasadena community, will bring great insight to our dynamic group of trusted advisors,” said Lori J. Morgan, MD, MBA, president and CEO, Huntington Hospital. “It’s my privilege to welcome him to Huntington Hospital.”
Chris currently serves as vice chairman of the board of Marshall & Stevens in Los Angeles, California. He has over 40 years of experience advising investors, federal regulatory agencies, senior management and corporate boards of directors on financial reporting, risk management, valuation, governance, regulation, capital markets and mergers and acquisitions.
In addition, Chris serves as a director for various firms, including Parsons Corporation, Western Asset Mortgage Capital Corporation, Pacific Premier Bancorp, Reis, Inc. and Stearns Holdings LLC. He is also a retired Deloitte senior partner that served as the national or regional managing partner for various practices. Chris was a founding member of the board of directors of Deloitte Consulting USA.
Chris earned a B.S. in accounting, summa cum laude from the University of Alabama. He has served as an adjunct professor of accounting at the University of Redlands. Chris is chairman emeritus of the National Association of Corporate Directors (NACD), Southern California and a current member of the national board of NACD. In 2011 and 2012, he was named “One of the 100 most influential people in corporate governance” by Directorship magazine.
Chris and his wife, Laurie have a grown daughter and son and live in Pasadena.