John McGinty is founder and president of Peregrine Associates, Inc.,. He is also a founding member and Managing Director of HG Healthcare Consultants, LLC. For two decades he served as President and chief executive officer of two hospitals and health systems; first at Kenosha Hospital and Medical Center (WI) and then at Columbus Regional Hospital and Southeastern Indiana Health System. He has served as a board member of the Indiana State Department of Health Licensing Council by governor’s appointment, served as a member of the Council of Regents of the American College of Healthcare Executives, served as a delegate of the American Hospital Association House of Delegates and served as chairman of Voluntary Hospitals of America – Central Region.
Mr. McGinty serves on the Board and as an officer of the Volunteers in Medicine Institute, and in the same capacity on the Board of the Pastoral Leadership Institute. He is also on the Board of the Columbus Philharmonic Orchestra.
As President of Columbus Regional Hospital, McGinty retained the services of Robert A. M. Stern Architects to do master site planning and to design and build a new hospital. It was through Robert Stern that McGinty and his wife, Connie, were introduced to Seaside.
After renting a few cottages, the McGinty’s purchased and have owned their cottages on Pensacola Street for almost 20 years and have enjoyed watching their three daughters grow up in the Seaside experience. When not in Seaside, the McGinty’s make their home in Columbus, Indiana,
“The Best Small Town in America”
-- Mr. J. Irwin Miller,
Town patriarch and founder of Cummins Engine Foundation for the support of the town’s exemplary architecture.
Mr. McGinty has been recognized with many awards including the VHA National Quality Leadership Award; Fortune magazine’s Beacon Award for Excellence in Corporate Design; Hospital magazine, features as one of the national 50 leading healthcare professionals; American College of Healthcare Executives, Hudgens Young Administrator of the Year Award of Merit, honorable mention; and Wisconsin Hospital Association, Young Administrator of the Year.
Mr. McGinty earned a baccalaureate degree in economics from Carthage College and was a Foster G. McGaw Scholar graduating with a Master’s Degree in Healthcare Administration from Xavier University. He has served on the teaching faculty of Indiana University. He is a Fellow in the American College of Healthcare Executives.