Mercy Health Names Armour VP of Mission

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio –James Armour has been named vice president of mission for both Mercy Health–Youngstown and Mercy Health–Lorain. He will assume this role Monday.

Armour joins Mercy Health from the Sisters of Charity Health System, where he served as system senior vice president for mission and ministry.

“We are excited to welcome Jim back to the Mercy Health ministry as a member of the mission team,” says Amy Marcum, chief mission officer for Bon Secours Mercy Health’s Samaritan Group.  “With more than 20 years of experience serving the Catholic ministry, health care systems and nonprofit organizations, Jim will be instrumental in enhancing our mission services in the Youngstown and Lorain communities.”

Armour began his career as part of the Roman Catholic Dioceses of Nashville. He later served Golden Age Centers of Greater Cleveland and Catholic Charities of Stark County. His career in health care started at Mercy Health as vice president, mission Integration in Kentucky. He has subsequently held spiritual care and mission leadership positions in Catholic health care.

Armour holds a bachelor’s degree in religious studies from the University of Dayton, a Master of Divinity from the University of St. Mary of the Lake, an MBA from Case Western Reserve University and a certificate in spiritual direction from John Carroll University.

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