Leadership

Vice President, Finance, Northern Light Acadia Hospital

Amy Kearns, MBAAmy Kearns, MBA, is the vice president of Finance for Northern Light Acadia Hospital.

In her role, Amy is responsible for the day-to-day financial operational activities of Acadia Hospital and Acadia Healthcare. She also oversees support teams for outpatient services and works with leadership and other departments to implement best practices throughout the organization.

She is passionate about empowering and mentoring other team members as well as creating a positive patient experience for our patients. 

Amy's community involvement includes service as vice chair, Board of Directors, for Changing Seasons Federal Credit Union, and Chapter VP of Engagement, of the Bangor-Waterville Chapter of Institute of Management Accountants. She also volunteers her time as a middle school field hockey coach for the Brewer, Maine school department. 

Amy first joined Acadia Hospital in 2005 as an outpatient support specialist for our Addiction Care services. Through the years she has held a variety of positions with Acadia, including administrative assistant to the CFO, financial analyst, manager of Financial Analytics, and director of Business Services. In July 2022, she assumed the role of vice president of Finance. 

Education

Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Husson University, Bangor, ME
Master's degree in Business Administration, Husson University, Bangor, ME
 

Favorite Quote
“Whatever you decide to do, do it with passion and all of the energy that you have.” -Mary Barra
 

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Vice President, Clinical Services and Quality, Northern Light Acadia Hospital

Brent ScobieBrent Scobie, PhD, LCSW is the vice president of Clinical Services and Quality for Northern Light Acadia Hospital.

Brent is responsible for establishing and maintaining clinician standards and advancing outcome-informed, evidence-based therapy practices throughout the organization. He provides administrative oversight of the Quality Department, Utilization Management, Service Excellence/Patient Experience, Chaplaincy and Patient Rights.

He is passionate about high quality, patient-centered, evidence-based care.

Brent shares his knowledge as a part-time faculty member at the University of Maine.

Prior to working at Northern Light Acadia Hospital, Brent held clinical and administrative leadership positions across the Northern Light Health organization.
 
Education
Ph.D., Disability Studies and Social Work, University of Maine
Master’s Degree in Social Work (MSW) University of Maine
Bachelor of Arts Degree, English, University of Maine
 
Brent became the vice president of Clinical Services and Quality at Acadia Hospital
in May 2018.
 
Favorite Quote
“People are generally better persuaded by the reasons which they have themselves discovered than by those which have come into the minds of others.” – Blaise Pascal
 

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Vice President, Senior Physician Executive, Northern Light Acadia Hospital

John Campbell, MDJohn J. Campbell III, MD, FANPA is the vice president and senior physician executive for Northern Light Acadia Hospital.

In his role, Dr. Campbell oversees care provided through the Northern Light Behavioral Health service line, strategic planning, program development, and continuous quality improvement

He is passionate about providing high value health care that achieves the quadruple aim.

As a leader, Dr. Campbell is past president of the American Neuropsychiatric Association, and is a member of the American Neuropsychiatric Association Leadership Council.

Prior to joining Northern Light Health, Dr. Campbell was the medical director of general hospital psychiatric services, Maine Medical Center.

Education
Fellow in Neuropsychiatry, Brown University
Adult Psychiatry Resident, Brown University
Transition internship, Boston University/Brockton Hospital
Medical Degree, University of Vermont College of Medicine
Bachelor of Science Degree, Brown University

Dr. Campbell became the vice president and senior physician executive on October 31, 2017.

 
Favorite Quote
“Keep calm and carry on.”
 

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President, Northern Light Acadia Hospital, and Senior Vice President, Northern Light Health

Scott OxleyScott Oxley, MBA is responsible for strategic direction, quality, operations, and financial soundness of Acadia Hospital.
 
As a long-time Northern Light Health employee, Scott is passionate about Acadia employees and patient care.
 
A community leader, Scott serves as a director of Bangor Savings Bank and a trustee for the Galen Cole Family Foundation.
 
Scott has 28 years of experience working for Northern Light Health. He served in corporate capacity, primarily in Finance, for 20 years. He also worked as president of Affiliated Healthcare Systems for two years.
 
Education
Bachelor’s Degree in Public Accounting, Husson University
Master’s Degree in Business Administration, University of Maine
 
Scott became the president of Acadia Hospital on September 30, 2017.
 
Favorite Quote
“Lead with integrity and be kind.”
 

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