Kenneth D. McFarland, CPA, MBA
Chief Executive Officer
An accomplished executive with proven success in leading and inspiring large complex organizations. Demonstrated experience in fiscal management, developing talent, creating and driving strategy, marketing, mergers and acquisitions and assimilating newly merged organizations operationally and culturally as well as vertically and horizontally. Kenn has a deep knowledge of the Orange County healthcare market, as the CEO of Tenet Health’s Fountain Valley Regional Hospital, a 400-bed acute care medical campus; and, previously serving as President & CEO at Mission Hospital, a 552-bed acute care, full-service facility and designated trauma center in Mission Viejo, Calif., where he served for 18 years in various senior leadership roles.
Kenn earned his bachelor’s degree in accounting and finance from California Polytechnic University, Pomona, an MBA from University of California, Irvine, and, a credential from the California HealthCare Leadership College – Senior Executive Development Program, Berkeley California. Additionally, Kenn is a licensed Certified Public Accountant, California.
Kenn has been married to Kristine McFarland for over 23 years. Their oldest son Jake is a junior at the University of San Diego; and, their son Sean is a freshman at the University of Southern California.