Michael Rowan

Independent Board Advisor, Speaker, and Author


Advisor Biography

Michael T. Rowan is an accomplished Senior Executive, Thought Leader, and Board Member with more than 35 years of success across the ambulatory and outpatient care services, healthcare, and hospital services industries. Leveraging extensive experience developing strategic plans for a specific market, organizational restructuring, and performance improvement, he is a valuable advisor for an organization managing employee engagement issues or contemplating cultural change. He excels at streamlining and redefining processes to ensure maximum cost efficiency and brand positioning. His broad areas of expertise include financial turnaround, strategic planning, product and service development, change management, and employee and customer satisfaction and improvement programs.

Throughout his executive career, Michael has held leadership positions with Centura Health System, Catholic Health Initiatives, and St. John Health System (Ascension Health System).


March 2017 - Present

Independent Board Advisor, Speaker, and Author - Self-Employed

2008 - 2018

Board Chairman - Centura Health System - Centura Health System

  • Grew the organization from $2B to $3.5B
  • Led an expansion from nine hospitals to 15 in the Colorado area
  • Developed a multi-year strategic plan to enter new markets outside of Colorado

2014 - 2017

Regional Policy Board Member - American Hospital Association - American Hospital Association

Advisor Skills

Healthcare Management



Process Optimization