Stephen Colecchi | Board of Trustees | Kent State University

Stephen Colecchi

  • Stephen Colecchi

    Stephen Colecchi
    Term: 2008-2017

    Residence: Kent, Ohio  

  • Education: Kent State University, Bachelor of Business Administration; The University of Akron School of Law, Juris Doctor.
    Stephen Colecchi has served as President of University Hospitals Portage Medical Center (formerly known as Robinson Memorial Hospital) since September 1, 1994. Colecchi is a Fellow of the American College of Healthcare Executives.
     
    Colecchi was engaged in the private practice of law from 1979 to 1985. Colecchi previously served as Prosecutor and Assistant Law Director for the City of Kent (1980-1985) and Assistant Prosecutor for Portage County (1989-1994). Colecchi is admitted to practice before the Ohio Supreme Court and the United States Supreme Court.
     
    UH Portage Medical is a community hospital with 117 staffed beds located in Ravenna, Ohio. UH Portage Medical Center became part of the University Hospitals health system on June 1, 2015. The hospital provides a full range of health care services at the hospital's main campus and numerous outpatient facilities located throughout Portage County. UH Portage Medical Center has been designated as a Magnet facility by the American Nurses Credentialing Center since 2006.
     
    Colecchi currently serves as a member of the Board of Directors of the UH Portage Medical Center Foundation and Akron Regional Hospital Association. He also serves as Immediate Past Chairman of the Board of Directors of Direction Home Akron Canton Area Agency on Aging and Disabilitiesand Vice Chair of the Board of Directors of the Portage Development Board. He previously served as a member of the Board of Directors of Team NEO.
     
    Colecchi has served as a member of the Ravenna City Planning Commission, Ravenna City School District Blue Ribbon Commission and was a member of the Ravenna City School District Board of Education in 2001. He was recognized for his community involvement by being named as Grand Marshall of the 2000 Ravenna Balloon-A-Fair Parade.
     
    Colecchi and his wife, Andrea, reside in Kent.