President and CEO
Methodist Le Bonheur Healthcare System
Michael is president and chief executive officer of Methodist Le Bonheur Healthcare System in Memphis, Tennessee, a faith-based mission driven system that is comprised of six acute care hospitals that includes Le Bonheur Children’s Hospital, five Urgent Care Centers, Home Health, Hospice and over 50 owned physician practices. Michael oversees a workforce of over 13,000 Associates, 2,500 affiliated physicians and numerous volunteers. Together, they provide care to 1.2 million people in the Mid-South. The healthcare system has been rated among the 100 Best Companies to work for in America by Fortune Magazine, as well as best in diversity; African American and Women.
He received a Doctorate in Health Administration and Leadership from the Medical University of South Carolina in Charleston: Master’s Degree in Public Health from Emory University and Bachelor’s Degree from Shaw University. Michael has received numerous awards, including Modern Healthcare Up and Comer, Distinguished Alumni, Shaw University, and a 2012 and 2018 Modern Healthcare Top 25 Minority Executive in the country.