John E. Blaha joined the Brattleboro Retreat in 2004 as Vice President & Chief Financial Officer. In 2010 John was named Senior Vice President of Finance & Chief Financial Officer. He has more than 30 years experience in the healthcare industry. From 1998 to 2004, John served as the Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer for a Massachusetts based company that provides biomedical equipment maintenance, repairs and consulting to healthcare organizations. Prior to that, he served as Chief Financial Officer for Behavioral Healthcare Systems in New Hampshire and Wisconsin.
During his career John has also worked as an auditor, a consultant, and has held various financial management positions within healthcare facilities. He has a BBA in Accounting and an MBA in Healthcare Administration. He is also an advanced member of the Healthcare Financial Management Association, a member of the American College of Healthcare Executives and a member of the Board of Directors for the Brattleboro Area Chamber of Commerce and the New England Regional Healthcare Cooperative.