John Herman tabbed to lead Fairview Lakes

Steve Housh heads to Maple Grove campus in leadership swap



Fairview Lakes Medical Center has a new leader.

John Herman comes to the Wyoming campus as president of the Fairview Northland Medical Center in Princeton and the Fairview Maple Grove Medical Center since 2010. He will keep the Princeton post while taking on the executive position in Wyoming.

Outgoing Fairview Lakes President Steve Housh will take the reins at the Maple Grove campus.

“I am looking forward to continuing the award-winning care and service that Fairview Lakes Medical Center has been providing and to working with the communities we serve to keep care close to home,” Herman said.

Before joining Fairview, Herman spent two years as executive vice president of the health care division at Welsh Companies and worked 25 years in various roles at Park Nicollet Health Services. He also led the creation of TRIA orthopedic clinic and ambulatory center in Bloomington.

He has a bachelor’s degree in biology and religion from St. Olaf College and a master’s degree in health care administration from the University of Minnesota.

He is a member of the American Hospital Association, American College of Health Care Executives and Medical Group Management Association and serves on the boards of the Minnesota Hospital Association and Central Minnesota Diagnostic Inc.

On a personal note, Herman was recently in the news for his daughter’s accomplishments. Keri Herman competed in the in the slopestyle ski event of the Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia.