Daniel B. Coffey is the president and chief executive officer of Acadia Hospital. He has worked within EMHS in a number of roles with increasing responsibility
Coffey began working at Eastern Maine Medical Center in 1976 and served in various positions before assuming duties at EMHS in 1984. His EMHS responsibilities have included management and oversight of finance, human resources, information technology, internal audit, and compliance. Previously, he was assistant administrator and chief financial officer at Community General Hospital in Fort Fairfield, Maine.
Coffey holds a BS degree in Business Administration from Husson University, Bangor, Maine and a MS degree in Business Administration with a concentration in healthcare financial management from the University of South Carolina. He is a fellow of the Healthcare Financial Management Association (HFMA), and served that organization as Maine chapter president, chapter liaison representative for New England, and as a member of HFMA's National Board of Directors for two years. He is a member of the Maine Hospital Association Council on Economics and Finance, and he also serves on the Healthcare Roundtable for Chief Financial Officers.
Coffey’s civic involvement includes terms on public and private school boards, and he has served on the board of trustees for the All Souls Congregational Church, Bangor Symphony Orchestra, Good Samaritan Agency, and the YWCA. He developed and taught a course in healthcare financial management at Husson University, and currently serves as a member of their Board of Directors. Coffey also serves on the board of HealthInfoNet and on the Investment Committee for the Bangor Y.