John LaRochelle

John is the President of Lighthouse Environmental Infection Prevention. He leads a team of experts who are dedicated to ensuring safe facility environments through building and maintaining effective environmental infection prevention programs. In 2017, John founded Environmental Infection Prevention (EIP) as a result of his career long commitment to reducing illness and saving lives through the elimination of infections with best-in-class people, process and technology. This expertise has been driving the expansion of the Lighthouse offering, culminating in its acquisition by Lighthouse in 2021 and the launch of the Lighthouse EIP brand.

John’s career in environmental infection prevention began over 35 years ago with Sodexo. He started his career as a housekeeper and rose through the ranks holding US, North American and Global Executive Leadership Positions. As the Global Leader for Environmental Infection Prevention, John was responsible for the development of their global environmental infection prevention and cleaning program.

John is an international speaker and recognized subject matter expert in environmental infection prevention. His professional career path has provided him with top to bottom expertise in environmental infection prevention, as well as the ability to establish productive collaboration with all the key stakeholders necessary to impact change. He is a Board Member of The Infection Prevention Strategy.