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Bob Donahue, MBA, ACHE


I am passionate about my work because when we partner with healthcare client, through the facilities we create, we are being given an opportunity to impact the level of patient care they provide. Having that ability is why I got into healthcare 31 years ago and why I now work at CannonDesign

Bob Donahue is an experienced healthcare professional with over 28 years’ experience in executive operations for a major multi-hospital system. Overseeing over $750 million in construction during his career, Bob’s client-facing perspective provides unique solutions in strategic planning, healthcare programming, patient outcomes, scope and project management. In addition to his construction experience, he is also well-versed in supply chain logistics and hospital operations. He previously oversaw a $250 million hospital operations budget that included facilities and engineering, real estate, support services, surgical services, pharmacy and dialysis centers.

Bob is a national writer and speaker on topics such as successful multi-million-dollar hospital renovations and expansions, system-wide logistics and operations, as well as the implementation of cost-reduction strategies. He is also an active member of his community with board positions and volunteer work.