Gary S. Horan

Trinitas Medical Center’s Horan to Retire

Gary S. Horan, FACHE, announced he will be retiring from his position as president and CEO of Trinitas Regional Medical Center (TRMC), an RWJBarnabas Health facility, effective April 14, 2023.

“Gary Horan has been an exemplary leader in our industry for decades, and we have been indeed fortunate to have him drive the significant success of Trinitas Regional Medical Center for more than 21 years,” said Mark E. Manigan, president and CEO, RWJBarnabas Health. “We are grateful for his vision and abiding commitment to the community, particularly during the unprecedented challenges we faced during the COVID-19 pandemic. He was also a critical guiding force for the recent successful integration of Trinitas into the RWJBH family in 2021. We wish him much happiness in the years to come.”

Horan first joined TRMC in 2001. From 1990 to 2001, he served as president and CEO of Our Lady of Mercy Healthcare System, Inc., Bronx, New York. Previously, he served as vice president of hospitals operations for New York University Medical Center. In this post, he was the chief administrative officer of the hospitals at NYU and the Rusk Institute of Rehabilitation Medicine. Prior to this experience, he served as executive vice president of St. Vincent’s Medical Center of New York and senior vice president of St. Vincent’s Hospital and Medical Center of New York.

“Gary Horan has demonstrated over the last 21 years that he is a superb leader who developed his staff and created a team atmosphere that has enabled Trinitas to become the outstanding hospital that it is, serving the needs of people in the greater Union County region,” said Vic Richel, chairman, Board of Trustees, Trinitas Regional Medical Center. “As chairman of the Trinitas Board of Trustees I have had the privilege of working closely with Gary and thank him for all his contributions to our patients and employees.”

Horan’s professional activities have earned him both local and national attention. He is chairman of the Hospital Alliance of New Jersey and chair of the Catholic Healthcare Partnership of New Jersey. He is currently chairman of the New Jersey Hospital Association HealthPAC Political Action Board and a member of the NJHA Executive Committee and Board, NJHA Governance and Board Development Committee. He is a past member of the Board of the NJHA Health Research Education Trust, and its Finance and Investment Committees. He is also chairman of the Board of the Catholic Healthcare Partnership of New Jersey and a member of the Board of Directors of the New Jersey State Chamber of Commerce. He is past chairman of the Greater New York Hospital Association and the Healthcare Association of New York State.

Horan was a member of the Global MBA Advisory Board and member of the Board of Advisors of the College of Business and Public Management at Kean University, member of the Union County College Board of Governors and past member of the board of directors of SOAR! He is also a member of the board of Crime-Stoppers of Union County. He was regent and former Governor for the American College of Healthcare Executives, (ACHE), and is a Fellow of that organization. He is also a Fellow of the New York Academy of Medicine.

The Trinitas Regional Medical Center board of trustees gave Horan the title of president and chief executive officer emeritus.

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