Lewisville, Texas-based medical device company, Orthofix International N.V., has just announced it has appointed a new member to its Board of Directors. Lilly Marks will be bringing over 30 years of valuable healthcare system provider expertise to the company. She currently holds the position of Vice President for Health Affairs for the University of Colorado. She also led the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus, comprised of the schools of medicine, pharmacy, dentistry, nursing, public health and the graduate school, and includes the University of Colorado Hospital and the Children’s Hospital of Colorado.
“We are very pleased Lilly is joining the Orthofix Board of Directors,” said Ron Matricaria, Chairman of the Board. “Her vast experience from the healthcare provider perspective and strong finance background will be a great asset to the Company.”
This is not Marks’ first role as a Board member, as she was once Chairman of the Board of Directors of the University of Colorado Hospital, and was just recently both the Senior Associate Dean for Finance and Administration of the University of Colorado School of Medicine and the Executive Director of University Physicians, Inc., the 501(c)(3) faculty practice plan responsible for overseeing the clinical practice and business operations of the 1,500-strong faculty physicians group.
Marks fully intends to retain her position as a member of the Board of Directors of the University of Colorado Health System, Children’s Hospital Colorado, Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City, the Advisory Board for Clinical Research of the National Institutes of Health, the Fitzsimons Redevelopment Authority, the Association of Academic Health Centers (AAHC), the Global Down Syndrome Foundation and the Rose Community Foundation. She also has a current membership at the Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC) Advisory Panel on Research and is a trustee of the University of Colorado Foundation.
In 2012, the Denver Business Journal awarded Marks with the prestigious Outstanding Women in Business Award. She was also selected by the Colorado Women’s Chamber of Commerce as one of the state’s 25 Most Powerful Women. Last April 2014, Marks was included in Denver Magazine’s 50 Most Powerful People in Denver.