Michael has twenty-four years’ management experience, with twenty of those years in executive healthcare leadership. He previously served as Chief Executive Officer at Tyler Family Circle of Care and Chief Operations Officer at several Federally Qualified Health Centers.
From 2016-2021, Michael also served as a member of the Texas Medicaid Managed Care Advisory Committee, which provides direction to Health and Human Services to determine how Medicaid is implemented state-wide. Michael is a United States Marine Corps veteran who earned a Master of Business Administration and Bachelor of Science in Business and Leadership from Marylhurst University.
Michael is recognized by the Medical Group Management Association as a Certified Medical Practice Executive, has a Green Belt Lean Six Sigma from Washington State University, and is certified in Conflict Resolution and Mediation. He is currently enrolled in the University of the Cumberlands’ doctorate program, pursuing a Ph.D. in Leadership with a concentration in Business and expects to complete his dissertation by August 2022. Michael is married to wife Florinda and has four children, Alex, Andy, Laila, and Edmond. He enjoys spending time with his family, playing basketball and golf.