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Russell Armstead

Russell Armstead CGFM

Executive Director

VA Lexington health care

Phone: 859-233-4511

Mr. Russell Armstead is the Executive Director at the Lexington VA Health Care System.

Mr. Armstead joined VA in 2011 as an Administrative Officer for VISN 6 Mid-Atlantic Health Care Network after serving 21 years of active duty in the United States Army. Russell is a combat Veteran who was awarded two Bronze Star medals for exemplary achievements in both Iraq and Afghanistan. Prior to his appointment as the Executive Director, he served as Acting Executive Director and Deputy Executive Director at VA Connecticut Healthcare System. Mr. Armstead also served as Assistant Medical Center Director and Associate Medical Center Director at VA Maine Healthcare System. Russell is a member of the American College of Healthcare Executives, a graduate of the VA Health Care Leadership Development Program, a Certified Government Financial Manager, and a Lean Six Sigma Black Belt.