About Us

THEF is a nonprofit membership association [501(c)(6) Business Leagues & Chambers] and an independent chapter of the  American College of Healthcare Executives (ACHE), a professional society representing over 48,000 members worldwide www.ache.org. THEF serves nearly 700 ACHE members who live and work in the 41 North Carolina counties from the Raleigh-Durham area north to the Virginia border, east to the Outer Banks, and southeast to Jacksonville.

Our Vision

Triangle Healthcare Executives’ Forum will be the preeminent professional membership association for advancing healthcare leaders in the region.

Our Mission

The mission is to facilitate professional development for healthcare leaders in the region and prepare them to shape local, regional and national healthcare management practices.


  • Deliver programs that bring local value to ACHE members assigned to our Chapter service region

  • Increase communication among healthcare management professionals

  • Advance members toward Fellow, ACHE certification

  • Foster the development and implementation of best practices in healthcare management

  • Practice good financial stewardship


THEF updated the Chapter Multi-Year Plan in Fall 2020. The plan has been approved by the 2021 Chapter Board, and may be viewed here in its entirety with supporting details THEF Multi-Year Plan, 2021 – 2023

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The archived THEF Multi-Year Plan, 2018 – 2020 may also be viewed by clicking here.