Kevin O’Connor


Kevin E. O'Connor & Associates, Ltd.

Kevin O’Connor is a longtime faculty member for ACHE who teaches programs for ACHE’s clusters, Congress on Healthcare Leadership, and the Senior Executive and Executive programs. With graduate degrees in education, counseling psychology and spirituality, Mr. O’Connor’s expertise focuses on professionals leading their peers, especially their clinical colleagues. He is a Certified Speaking Professional; fewer than 600 persons in the world hold this certification for speaking and teaching excellence. Mr. O’Connor also is certified as a Virtual Presenter and Virtual Host. He works with physician leaders and healthcare senior executives in the United States, Canada, Romania, Germany, the United Arab Emirates and the United Kingdom. Mr. O’Connor teaches graduate students at Loyola University of Chicago and has taught at Columbia College, one of the nation’s largest performing arts schools. He is the author and co-author of eight books. When away from work he is happiest on the back of a horse.


Being a Physician Whisperer: Mentoring Your Physician Partners

Presented by Kevin O’Connor at 1:00 PM on Friday, March 26th.

Very few healthcare executives are returning to medical school. Many physicians, however, are becoming executives, joining ACHE, pursuing new graduate degrees and sitting for the FACHE® certification. Some are CMOs, and, increasingly, more are aspiring to the C-Suite. How well we integrate with one another is critical to our mutual success. Join us for a…

Being at the Table: Your Emerging Executive Presence

Presented by Kevin O’Connor at 1:10 PM on Tuesday, March 23rd.

Through role-play and lecturette, faculty will describe the verbal and nonverbal components of executive presence, drawing on personal feedback and interviews. You will review these components from the perspectives of supervisors and team members. Based on interviews with over 50 C-suite healthcare executives, this seminar will help clarify the expectations of senior executives as well…