John Stewart, BSRT, MHA

Managing Partner, Strategy and Business Development


Not that Jon Stewart, but this John Stewart is renowned in his own right. As co-founder of Arete Provider Network, John is a convener of talented, experienced and highly ethical individuals committed to creating an integrated care delivery model that others will follow. Building off his 20-plus years in healthcare leadership, John remains focused on four pillars for success—physician leadership development, servant leadership, data-driven process improvement and supportive technology.

Prior to Arete Provider Network, John was Chief Administrative Officer for Ascension Medical Group. With more than 11,000 providers spanning 22 states, he oversaw the successful transition of one of the nation’s largest integrated medical groups to a single practice management platform and EHR system.

Among John’s other healthcare leadership roles, he was President of St. Vincent Medical Group in Indianapolis and President and Chief Executive Officer of St. Vincent Heart Center of Indiana. The genesis of his career started in respiratory therapy, specializing in neonatal intensive care after having completed advanced degrees in allied health sciences and healthcare administration from the University of Louisville.