Executive Biography of John J. Quirk
Incorporating the business in 1993, John J. Quirk is the founder and Chief Executive Officer of General Healthcare Resources, Inc. (GHR).
John’s primary roles and responsibilities at GHR include generating and directing much of the strategic planning and fiscal responsibilities for the company, which employs nearly 3,000 professionals across several different states on the east coast. John strives to maintain his original visions and philosophies of the company, while still incorporating new concepts and goals to keep pace with the ever-changing and evolving standards of the healthcare industry. John has also worked hard to establish a profitable business that has remained in a continuous growth pattern since its origin.
Having been in the business for over 22 years, John also enjoys taking an active role in establishing team unity and promoting career enhancement for all of his internal employees. Known and respected for his positive leadership, “can do” attitude, and caring personality, John has always maintained an open door policy, welcoming new ideas and concepts to encourage both the individual growth of his employees as well as the continued development and advancement of GHR. In fact, John’s desire to develop a welcoming and nurturing atmosphere has made GHR much of what it is today, an open and enriching environment where employees feel free to grow and thrive.
In addition to his role as CEO, John also works hard to promote change within his community. For example, he is a proud board member of the Drueding Center, a transitional housing program for homeless mothers and children. Established for nearly 30 years, the Drueding Centers currently serves over 470 families, providing them with housing, hope, and the necessary resources needed to rebuild their lives in an independent and successful manner.
John attended the University of Delaware and earned a B.S. degree in 1988 with a concentration in finance. A business leader, benefactor, and family man, John currently lives with his wife and four children outside of the Philadelphia region. He is an avid golfer and overall sports enthusiast. When not working, John, an active spectator, can be found cheering his children on during their many athletic activities.
What John loves most about GHR:
“I enjoy working in a positive atmosphere with extremely talented teammates.”
“No one cares how much you know until they know how much you care.” – Theodore Roosevelt