Distinguished Alumni Award Recipients

Nelson Lazo is a prominent civic leader who earned his Bachelor of Science degree from Barry University in 1984. Lazo works as the Chief Executive Officer of Doctors Hospital in Coral Gables, an affiliate of Baptist Health South Florida. Lazo is a member of the Orange Bowl Committee, the Coral Gables Chamber of Commerce and is on the executive committee of the board of the Beacon Council among many other organizations. A veteran healthcare administrator, Lazo worked as CEO of Baptist Health’s Mariners Hospital in Tavernier as well as Chief Operating Officer for Parkway Regional Medical Center in North Miami Beach among many chief positions throughout Florida and the country.