With over 27 years of healthcare leadership experience, Michael currently holds the positions of Vice President, at Pomona Valley Hospital Medical Center and Adjunct Professor in the Master of Health Administration program at the University of La Verne. Prior work experience includes; Assistant Administrator at Memorial Hospital of Gardena and over 20 years of healthcare consulting.
Michael started at Pomona Valley Hospital Medical Center, a 437 bed not for profit hospital in 2002. His duties have included Executive responsibility for Master Planning, Capital Budgeting, Supply Chain/Materials Management, Food and Nutrition Services, Plant Operations, Environmental Services, Security Services, Environmental Safety/Emergency Preparedness, Project Management and Property Management.
He earned an Executive Masters in Leadership from the University of Southern California, a Masters and Bachelor’s Degree in Health Administration from the University of La Verne, an Associates in Applied Science Degree in Plant Engineering Technology, from Texas State Technical College and is certified from Cal Poly Pomona as a Lean Six Sigma Black Belt. Currently, he is in his fifth year at Loma Linda University, working towards a Doctorate Degree in Public Health with an emphasis in Policy and Leadership.
Michael is active with the Health Care Executives of Southern California. He holds the status of Fellow with the American College of Health Care Executives (FACHE). He maintains leadership roles within the community including; former Board member of the Gardena Chamber of Commerce, and is a current Board member of the Pomona Valley YMCA, University of Southern California Sol Price School of Public Policy Athenian Society, and University of Southern California Marshall School Center for Global Supply Chain.
His professional passion is mentoring the healthcare leaders of the future.