Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer
Garren Colvin currently serves as Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer for St. Elizabeth Healthcare. He previously served as Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer and entered into his current role in January 2011. He has more than 28 years of experience in the industry.
Mr. Colvin joined St. Elizabeth Healthcare in May 1983, beginning as a co-op student while in school at Thomas More College. He left in 1999 to serve as Corporate Controller for Tri-Health for a year before returning to St. Elizabeth Healthcare in 2000 to take on the role of Vice President of Finance.
Mr. Colvin earned his bachelor of arts in accounting and business administration from Thomas More College in 1986 and his master’s degree in business administration from Northern Kentucky University in 1996.
Under his leadership and direction, St. Elizabeth Healthcare has shown a consistent financial increase and improvement each year. In 2009, this improvement reached new heights as Standard & Poor’s and Fitch upgraded St. Elizabeth Healthcare’s bond ratings to AA- (up from A+).
Mr. Colvin was instrumental in the merger of the former St. Luke Hospitals and St. Elizabeth Medical Center and helped position the former St. Luke Hospitals to achieve a positive financial performance. He also provided key expertise during the consolidation of Patient First and Summit Medical Groups into St. Elizabeth Physicians. Most recently, he played an integral part in Comprehensive Cardiology joining St. Elizabeth Physicians.
Mr. Colvin is a member of the American College of Healthcare Executives. He serves on the boards of Thomas More College, Tri-State Healthcare Laundry and St. Elizabeth Board of American Nursing Care - Home Care. He also serves on various committees at Notre Dame Academy.