E. Stephen Kirby

E. Stephen Kirby

Founding Member



Strategic Planning & Department of Health Licensing


40+years of financial and hospital management operations experience, Stephen has participated in every key role in the healthcare industry. Prior to CHA, Stephen served as CEO of the Liberty Healthcare System. While at Liberty, Stephen secured the $225 million necessary to finance the construction of the New Jersey City Medical Center, a private, nonprofit hospital, which was dedicated in May 2005. He had several top management positions in New Jersey hospitals, was the Director of Healthcare Consulting for the New Jersey office of Ernst and Whinney and co-founded Mastercare, New Jersey’s first workers compensation managed care company.


BA from the University of Notre Dame
MBA from Seton Hall University.

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