John M. Sheehan is President/Chief Executive Officer for Harbor, Inc. Prior to joining Harbor in August 2013, he was a consultant for All Tier Health Care Consulting (2011-2013) working on health care integration projects for various organizations around the country. Mr. Sheehan served as Vice President of Behavioral Health Services for BayCare Health System (Clearwater, FL) from 2001 - 2011. In his position at BayCare, he reported to the System President and oversaw community and hospital based behavioral health operations which included 250 inpatient beds and 43 outpatient treatment sites covering 5 counties in west central Florida. Mr. Sheehan was responsible for the administration of programs with annual revenues of approximately $75 million and 800+ employees. John also has experience in being the Director of Case Management (Assertive Community Treatment) and as a federal grant writer.
Mr. Sheehan received his undergraduate degree from Florida State University and his Masters in Business Administration from the University of Phoenix. John holds a certification as a Six Sigma Green Belt and in October, 2016 John received status of Fellow in the American College of Healthcare Executives.
John has over 20 years’ experience in the health and human services arena and has refined his knowledge, skills and abilities in the areas of defining and measuring clinical excellence, strategic planning, growth, operational performance and human resources management.
As the current President/CEO of Harbor, Mr. Sheehan has grown the company through a merger with Behavioral Connections of Wood County and The Central Community Health Board of Hamilton County (CCHB). His leadership has forged innovative relationships with three health systems in Ohio: Mercy Health, St. Luke’s Hospital, Community Hospitals and Wellness Centers in Bryan, Montpelier and Archbold, Ohio.