Lynne has served as President of Fruth Pharmacy since October of 2010.
Previously Lynne was an educator and consultant to the public school system. She held this position for 20 years. Lynne earned a Bachelor of Science in Education from WVU in 1980 and a Masters Degree in Education from Marshall University in 1995. She currently serves on the Board of the National Association of Chain Drug Stores.
Lynne was awarded the Herald Dispatch Business Innovator of the Year Award in 2015 and was inducted into the Marshall University College of Business Hall of Fame in 2012. She and Jack Fruth currently are the only father/daughter to have achieved this award. Mr. Fruth was awarded this honor in 2000.
Lynne was awarded the “Chain Drug Marketing Association’s Jack Fruth Lifetime Achievement Award” in 2016.
“It is gratifying to provide personalized healthcare in our local communities,” Lynne began about her move into the family business. “As a family owned regional chain, we are in a unique position to lead the way in the fight against drug abuse. Our leadership in fighting meth production by removing single ingredient pseudoephedrine proved that local companies can impact the quality of life of residents in our state.”
Lynne also takes pride in her company’s role of providing over 30 scholarships each year with the Fruth Scholarship program.
Lynne resides in Winfield, West Virginia with her husband Mark Madore. They have four children and four grandchildren.