JAMES E. PROCE, MBA
Executive Vice President
James Proce is the Vice President Chief Administrative Officer of American Health.
Currently he also serves as Vice President of Real Estate and Facility Administration at Catholic Health, a Long Island multi hospital system with over 1,900 licensed hospital beds and 800 nursing home beds. Mr. Proce has 38 years of health care experience in large New York hospitals serving as administrator of multiple hospital facility operations departments.
Mr. Proce worked as Director of Engineering at Catholic Medical Center’s St. John’s Hospital from 1986 to 1989. In 1989 he joined Catholic Health’s St. Francis Hospital as Director of Buildings and Grounds and was then promoted to Vice President of Facilities Operations. During his twenty years at St. Francis he was responsible for construction, facilities and plant engineering, outside grounds, environmental services, security, biomedical engineering and central sterile supply. While at St. Francis Mr. Proce completed a ten year master building program while continually achieving high marks on all health care accreditations and Department of Health Inspections.
In 2010 Mr. Proce was promoted to the corporate office of Catholic Health to oversee the system wide facilities departments and major construction projects throughout the Catholic Health system. Mr. Proce took on the added responsabitly of centralizing and managing all of the Catholic Health real estate holdings. In 2015 he was asked to add management of St. Francis Hospital’s respiratory therapy, physical therapy, laboratory services, and dietary departments to his list of responsabilities.
Mr. Proce attended the United States Merchant Marine Academy where he earned a bachelor’s degree in marine engineering and a U.S Coast Guard merchant marine engineering license to operate ships of unlimited tonnage. He then attended Hofstra University where he recieved his MBA in finance. Jim has been happily married for 35 years to Anne Marie and they have two wonderful children together.