AJ Harper - President

A. J. Harper assumed the position of president of the Hospital Council of Western Pennsylvania in July 2005.

During his 25-year career in Cleveland, Ohio, Mr. Harper worked in the community and tertiary setting. His operations experience includes serving as administrative director of Medical Operations at the Cleveland Clinic Foundation; vice president, Care Management at Marymount Hospital; a member of the Cleveland Clinic Health System; and, administrator for the Lake/University Ireland Cancer Center, a freestanding comprehensive cancer center.

Mr. Harper gained association experience while serving as vice president, Professional Services at the Greater Cleveland Hospital Association.

Mr. Harper earned a bachelor’s of science in Health Information Management, School of Allied Health, College of Medicine at The Ohio State University, and a master’s in Business Administration from Baldwin-Wallace College in Berea, Ohio.