Shawn Howard

ACHE, Assistant Administrator

  • Master Facility Planning
  • Project Management
  • Therapy Services
  • Wellness Center
  • Food & Nutrition Services
  • Facilities Management
  • (918) 800-9651

Shawn Howard is currently the Vice President of Operations at McAlester Regional Health Center, a member of the American College of Health Care Executives, and formerly an Oklahoma Medical Board-Certified Physical Therapists Assistant. Shawn holds a Master of Business Administration and has over 16 years of experience in the healthcare field in both clinical application and management. Shawn has spent the entirety of his career in Southeast Oklahoma.


During his career, in addition to McAlester Regional Health Center responsibilities overseeing Marketing, Environmental Services, Therapy, Lab, Plant Operations, Project Management, and Strategic Planning. Shawn also plays an integral role in MRHC’s shared services, providing turn-around management to Latimer County General Hospital and most recently Atoka County Medical Center. In these roles, Shawn has provided accomplishments in revenue growth, service line growths, cost reductions, and staff efficiency.


Shawn is also a very active member of the local community and allied health community, serving on the Board of Directors of The McAlester Chamber of Commerce, and The Chairman of the Advisory Board of Directors of Murray State College Allied Health Therapy Program. Shawn currently speaks at over 50 engagements a year for local and state education programs, for which he was named a President Scholar by the National Society for Leadership and Success. He is married to Dr. Misty Branam and has three children.