Stephen (Steve) Kenney

Senior Vice President of Finance for Northern Light Eastern Maine Medical Center

Stephen (Steve) Kenney is our senior vice president of Finance for Northern Light Eastern Maine Medical Center.

Steve is responsible for the day-to-day financial operational activities of Northern Light Eastern Maine Medical Center and will work closely with leaders and teams in Financial Analysis, Materials Management, Patient Financial Services, Patient Access, Medical Group Finance Director, Physician Practice Revenue Cycle, and Health Information Management Services. His duties also include monitoring compliance with Northern Light Health’s accounting policy, as well as working with leadership and other departments to implement best practices throughout the hospital.

With his combined background in higher education and healthcare, Steve is committed to promoting a learning environment in the workplace that focuses on being aware of the impact of technology on society and how to harness these technological advances to deliver the highest quality healthcare services to patients and the community. Steve and his family lived in six countries and have traveled extensively to many others. Through these cross-cultural experiences he has learned the importance of respecting different viewpoints and being open to change.

Steve enjoys sharing his experiences with his peers through various professional organizations and engaging with students in the classroom.  He taught courses on accounting, audit, and finance at Husson University and at several overseas universities during his time abroad. 

Steve values every opportunity to serve in local churches and getting out on his bike to support various charities, most notably the American Cancer Society. He is a member of American College of Healthcare Executives, and other certifications that Steve has earned during his career include, Certified Public Accountant, Certified Global Management Accountant, Certified Fraud Examiner, Certified Internal Auditor, and Certified Information Systems Auditor. Steve’s current interests are in cyber security. 

University of Maine Orono with a Master’s in Business Administration (MBA) and B.S., Business Administration (Accounting)
Steve became the senior vice president of Finance for Northern Light Eastern Maine Medical Center in July of 2022.

Favorite quote:
Ask not what your country can do for you; ask what you can do for your country.   JFK