Bruce Lunsford

Vencor, Ventas
A 1969 University of Kentucky graduate, Bruce Lunsford has made a significant impact on KY as an entrepreneur. In 1985, Lunsford and two other partners founded Vencor, a leading U.S. health care company. During his tenure, Vencor grew to employ over 65,000 people in 45 states, providing care for 50,000 patients. Vencor also became a fortune 500 company. Lunsford is the current Chairman and CEO of Lunsford Capital. Lunsford has been involved as an investor, director, and adviser to many other start-up businesses through Lunsford Capital and has also been active in thoroughbred racing and independent film production.


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