2018 Crystal Ball Award Recipient

Kimberly Boynton

Kimberly Boynton
Kimberly Boynton, President and Chief Executive Officer; Crouse Health

Kimberly Boynton serves as President and Chief Executive Officer of Crouse Health, as well as Vice President of the Crouse Health Foundation. She began her career at Crouse in 1998, and prior to her appointment as CEO in January 2014, had served as Chief Financial Officer since 2003.

A graduate of The Franciscan Academy in Syracuse, Boynton holds a Bachelor of Business Administration and Accounting from Niagara University and a Master of Business Administration from Syracuse University’s Whitman School of Management.

A Syracuse native, she is actively involved in the community, currently serving as president of University Hill Corporation. She is also a member of the board of directors of the Healthcare Association of New York State; Greater New York Hospital Association; Iroquois Healthcare Alliance; Syracuse 20/20; CenterState CEO; SRC, Inc.; AAA of Western and Central New York; and Christian Brothers Academy. She is also a member of the Morrisville State College President’s Advisory Council. She previously served as Board President of the United Way of Central New York and Board Treasurer of Catholic Charities, and was a member of the board of directors of Elmcrest Children’s Center; American Red Cross; Crouse Hospital Auxiliary; and the McMahon/Ryan Child Advocacy Site.

Boynton has received many civic and business accolades, including, the 2016 Zonta Crystal Award; the Women Who Make America Award in 2015; Leadership Greater Syracuse’s Alumni Achievement Award in 2014; the 2012 Girl Scouts of America Women of Distinction Honoree; and in 2009, the CFO of the Year Award and the Bernard J. Lawler Leadership Award from Catholic Charities.

Boynton resides in Syracuse with her husband, Charles Boynton, a retired Syracuse Fire Department Lieutenant who serves as Men’s Hockey Coach at Onondaga Community College, and their son, Henry William.