jim thibeault

Farmington Chamber of Commerce, Board of Directors

Jim Thibeault
University of Connecticut Health Center – Retired

Jim has been member of UConn Health’s senior leadership team for the past 14 years. As Director of Strategy and Business Development he is responsible for the development of collaborative, multidisciplinary management teams to develop and implement strategic and operational business initiatives to further the growth of UConn Health. Jim has been instrumental in the development and implementation of the numerous clinical service line initiatives including Cardiology, the Cancer Center and the Musculoskeletal Institute, as well as UConn’s outpatient initiatives including the development of urgent care centers and the development and acquisition of regional primary care facilities.

   Jim also served as UConn’s Chief Operating Officer for the Carole and Ray Neag Comprehensive Cancer Center and is currently Chairman of the Board for Greater Hartford Lithotripsy, LLC.

Prior to his appointment at UConn Health, Jim held leadership positions at Waterbury Hospital, the Hospital of Saint Raphael and Hartford Hospital.

During his career, Jim has owned and operated a residential construction company and co-owned and developed a Nursing Management Software company. He has also served as the Chairman of the Board for Access Rehab Centers, LLC and Home Healthcare Professionals, Inc.

Jim holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Business Administration from the University of Connecticut and a Master of Science Degree in Administrative Sciences/ Health Care Management from the Hartford Graduate Center, Hartford, CT.

Jim is a life long resident of Connecticut and currently resides with his wife Bonnie, in Middletown, CT.  He can be reached at 860-558-8193 or at jthibeault@uchc.edu.