John Ronan


Senior Vice President of Northern Light Health and President of Northern Light Blue Hill and Maine Coast Hospitals

John K. Ronan, FACHE is the president of Northern Light Blue Hill and Maine Coast Hospitals, and senior vice president of Northern Light Health.

John is responsible for the administration of Northern Light Maine Coast Hospital and Northern Light Blue Hill Hospital.

As president, John is passionate about many areas of healthcare, with patient experience being at the top.

John has an extensive background in community service. He has served as chair of the Blue Hill Peninsula Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors and is currently a member of the Ellsworth Economic Business Development Corporation. He is a current member and past chair of the Maine Hospital Association Board of Directors and recently served on the American Hospital Association’s Regional Policy Board. John is also a past board member of John Bapst Memorial High School, the Good Samaritan Agency, and the Bangor Humane Society. He was a member of the Green Lake Association, past chair of the Glenburn Reorganizational Committee for School Consolidation and was the chair of the Children’s Miracle Network Golf Tournament for several years.

Before coming to Blue Hill Hospital in 2009, John worked for EMHS (Eastern Maine Healthcare System) in Brewer as the corporate director for Information Systems and as a vice president in the Finance Division. His previous experience includes information systems work for Central Maine Power in Augusta and as an IT consultant for Andersen Consulting in Boston, MA.


Bachelor of Arts Degree, Business Administration, University of Maine
Master’s Degree, Human Relations, Husson University
Master’s of Business Administration (MBA), Husson University
Certified Fellow, American College of Healthcare Executives

John was appointed president of Northern Light Blue Hill Hospital (BHH) in 2014 and president of Northern Light Maine Coast Hospital (MCH) in 2016.