PYA, a leading healthcare consulting and certified public accounting firm, is pleased to announce that Larsen Jay, our Director of Business Alliances, was selected as a Health Care Hero by Knox.biz. This is the 13th year for the awards, which recognize “outstanding medical and health professionals in our communities,” according to Knox News. Jay, one of 12 recipients of the award given to either individuals or healthcare organizations, was nominated for his public health work as Chairman of the Knox County Commission.
“It is an honor to be named a Health Care Hero, as well as to serve my community during a very difficult time in public health,” said Jay. “I hope that in my role as a public official I can continue to help our community as we work together to come out of the pandemic.”
Jay was elected as an at-large Knox County Commissioner in 2018 and was nominated Chairman in 2020. “As a county commissioner, Larsen sought ways to help protect the people of Knox County during the pandemic. He exemplifies PYA’s core values by dedicating his time in service to the community,” said PYA President and CEO Marty Brown. “As a healthcare consulting firm, we strive to help healthcare organizations and businesses stay informed on the ever-changing guidance surrounding the pandemic. We were proud to see Larsen’s leadership in our community.”
Honorees will be featured in the Knox.biz September issue. Awards will be presented via video feed on the Knox News Facebook page.