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John Wipfler

John Wipfler, JD, MBA , is a health care CEO with twenty years of health care management, legal and regulatory experience.



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John has an avid interest in leadership concepts and practice, and has held leadership positions in both work and civic activities. He has spent the last 30+ years as a health care executive. Among other things, his work has included running a state healthcare regulatory agency in Maine. He has been the Chief Executive Officer of both Eyecare Medical Group and Orthopaedic Associates, large physician and ambulatory surgery center medical groups. He most recently worked as the Chief Operating Officer of Spectrum Medical Group a large multi-specialty health care organization with 500+ employees providing care across 60+ sites of service.

He has volunteered extensively including time as the Chair of the Board of the Institute for Civic Leadership in Maine and was Chair of the Board at Onpoint Health Data. John has been involved at GISC as both a student and faculty. He is currently consulting and getting a manufacturing start-up company off the ground. John has a JD and MBA from Boston College.

John lives in Portland, Maine with his wife Valerie. They love to travel and their greatest joy is their family.

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