Michael Rowan



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


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

2012 - 2017

Editorial Advisory Board Member - Health Leaders Magazine

Health Leaders Magazine

I’m Available To Advise On The Following Subjects



Process Optimization


Company or executive-specific business strategy

Business advice related to my role at my company

Feedback on my company’s product/service

Input and advice on a key project