Nancy Eckert is the President and CEO of LifeSouth Community Blood Centers. Nancy received a Bachelor’s degree in Medical Technology from the University of Florida and obtained her specialty in blood banking while working at UF Health Shands Hospital in Gainesville, Fla. Prior to joining LifeSouth, she worked in transfusion services as a supervisor and manager at several hospitals.
Nancy has served on several professional boards, including America’s Blood Centers Board of Directors, the National Blood Foundation’s Board of Trustees, the Florida Association of Blood Banks Board of Directors, and the AABB Board of Directors. She is currently an active member of the Blood Centers of America Board of Directors, National Blood Collaborative Board of Directors and the Gainesville Area Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors. Nancy has also been a member of the Gainesville Rotary Club as well as St. Augustine Catholic Church, where she is on the Finance Council.
Nancy is married with two daughters and two grandsons.