Kevin Herrington , MBA, FACHE is a natural leader with a keen eye for new talent. Over the past 15 years, he has hired and personally mentored some of Altus Health’s current senior management team. A task he is proud to continue through the many internship opportunities offered at Altus.
His unparalleled dedication to excellence and patient-centered vision have been instrumental in securing Altus Health’s position within the communities it serves.
A seasoned professional in healthcare management with more than 25 years of experience, Kevin began working for Altus as an Administrator in early 2007 and has successfully managed several facilities since construction, giving him a unique perspective on the successful management of an emergency healthcare facility.
Thanks to his efficiency, innovation, and dedicated professionalism, he has quickly climbed the ladder, having first been promoted to Vice-President, followed by Regional Senior Vice-President, and now President and CEO of Altus Emergency Centers and Lumberton Hospital.
Kevin oversees operations of all Altus Emergency Centers and Altus Lumberton Hospital and the development and direction of all future projects in his current position.
Additionally, Mr. Herrington currently serves as president of The Texas Association of Freestanding Emergency Centers (TAFEC). As a strong advocate of helping patients receive the best healthcare, Kevin, as president of TAFEC, testified before the state’s senate advocating for patients’ access to affordable, quality emergency care. As president, he also testified before the senate in the aftermath of Hurricane Harvey, explaining the importance of freestanding emergency centers in Texas.
Kevin has earned both a Bachelor of Science in Medical Technology and a Master’s in Business Administration. He currently holds Fellow status with the American College of Healthcare Executives and is a member of the American Society of Clinical Pathologists.
He is married to the love of his life, and proud father of three sons with whom he loves to spend time and organize outdoor activities. When not hard at work, Kevin enjoys working out and running marathons.
- Degrees: MBA, FACHE
- Areas of Expertise: Operations, development, direction, and leadership
- Experience: More than 25 years of healthcare management experience and 15 years with Altus Health.