David Zechman, FACHE
McLaren Northern Michigan
David Zechman is a recently retired healthcare executive with more than 37 successful years of experience starting as an on-the-job trainee respiratory therapist and progressing to president and CEO positions. His experience includes service at three large integrated healthcare systems comprising teaching and tertiary hospitals, community hospitals, and rural hospitals. Mr. Zechman’s responsibilities included executive leadership, strategic planning, operations management, physician integration, affiliation and partnership development, and service line management. This included aligning goals, behaviors and processes that drive a vision of providing kind and compassionate care. He is board certified in healthcare management as an ACHE Fellow.