Kevin E. Lofton, FACHE, is president and chief executive officer of Catholic Charities Initiatives in Denver, Colorado. Throughout his 10-year tenure at Catholic Health Initiatives, Mr. Lofton assumed progressively responsible leadership roles within the organization, including executive vice president and chief operating officer, group president, and regional president.
Prior to joining Catholic Health Initiatives, he served as chief executive officer at both the University of Alabama Hospital in Birmingham and Howard University Hospital. Mr. Lofton also served as chief operating officer at University Medical Center in Jacksonville, Florida.
Mr. Lofton earned a bachelor’s degree from Boston University and a master’s in health administration from Georgia State University.
Mr. Lofton has served on the boards of directors and in many leadership capacities for numerous organizations, including the American Hospital Association, Catholic Health Association, Institute for Diversity in Healthcare Management, the American College of Healthcare Executives, and the National Association of Health Services Executives. Mr. Lofton has recently been ranked as one of the most influential and powerful healthcare executives in Modern Healthcare and Ebony magazines. In addition, he’s received numerous awards from the American College of Healthcare Executives, the National Association of Health Services Executives, the National Hispanic Chamber of Commerce, and the American Society of Health System Pharmacists.