Maureen C. Kiernan


Maureen Kiernan teaches Financial Management and Healthcare Financial Management at Lake Forest Graduate School of Management. She excels at translating the complexity of healthcare financial decisions to professionals who have not had previous finance training.  Maureen participated in the school’s curriculum task force to develop its healthcare management specialization.

For several years, Maureen was Relationship Manager for the Metropolitan Chicago Healthcare Council.  Prior to that, she served as Vice President for Healthcare Financial Services at MB Financial Bank and Fifth Third Bank.  At Northwestern Healthcare, where she served as Vice President for seven years, Maureen developed system-wide managed care and physician service strategies resulting in strategic alliances with national/local managed care companies, physician groups, third party administrators and trade associations.

Business Leader Faculty® Since 2002

Professional Experience

Relationship Manager

Metropolitan Chicago Healthcare Council

Vice President for Healthcare Financial Services

MB Financial Bank

Fifth Third Bank

Vice President

Northwestern Healthcare


Northwestern University, Kellogg School of Management

Master in Business Administration

University of Notre Dame

Bachelor of Business Administration