Michael Maron Receives 2014 Humanitarian Award Holy Name CEO Honored by Bergen Irish Association
Michael Maron, President and Chief Executive Officer of Holy Name Medical Center was honored by the Bergen Irish Association with its first Humanitarian Award at the organization's Golden 50th Anniversary Celebration and St. Patrick's Day Dance on March 2 at the Colonial Inn in Norwood, New Jersey.
Eileen O'Flaherty, President of the Bergen Irish Association, noted that this is the first time in 50 years that the association has honored someone who is not a member of their organization and the first time the association has bestowed a humanitarian award.
Mr. Maron, who joined Holy Name's administration in 1987, has served as its President and Chief Executive Officer since his appointment in 1997 at the age of 37. He is a member of the American College of Health Care Executives, Board of Directors of New Jersey Hospital Association, chairman of New Jersey Hospital Association's HealthPAC Board of Directors, and serves on the board of the Commerce and Industry Association of New Jersey and is Chairman of its Healthcare Steering Committee.
Currently chairman of the Catholic HealthCare Partnership of New Jersey, he is a member of the CRUDEM Foundation Board of Directors, which, under his guidance, oversees and funds the day-to-day operations of Hôpital Sacré Coeur, the largest hospital in northern Haiti.
Mr. Maron is the former Chairman of both the Bergen Catholic Alumni Association and Board of Directors for Bergen Catholic High School. He has served on the Board of Directors for Horizon Healthcare Innovations, Horizon Blue Cross of New Jersey and St. Joseph School in Oradell, as well as the board of the Northern New Jersey Council, Boy Scouts of America.
He has been honored for his charitable works by numerous organizations, most recently the Bergen Volunteer Medical Initiative and YMCA, and was the recipient of the Saint Elizabeth Ann Seton Award from SOAR in recognition of his service to the aged and infirm religious.
Mr. Maron, whose family originally emigrated from County Cork, Ireland, resides in Oradell with his wife, Diane, and four sons.