As national vice president for intelligence, Michael leads Sg2’s business segment and intelligence practice responsible for supporting academic medical centers (AMCs), academic health systems and children’s hospitals. He also focuses on advancing thought leadership for these member segments through collaboration with Vizient Member Networks and other Vizient experts, with a specific focus on the networks serving chief executive officers and chief strategy officers.

Michael works with both academic medical center and international clients to provide a better understanding of leading practices in market trends, health care innovation and clinical advances, incorporating both domestic and global health care perspectives.

During his time at Sg2 and Vizient, Michael has held several leadership positions, including executive officer for Vizient’s AMC CEO and CSO Member Network, client relations lead for Sg2’s international membership, and coleader of the Sg2 Service team. In each of these roles he aimed to help health care executives achieve their organizational strategic growth and performance goals by proactively aligning Sg2 Intelligence and Analytics resources with organizations’ specific needs and supporting their engagement in value-driven initiatives.

Prior to joining Sg2, Michael was the vice president of consulting and business development for a specialty hospital and technology firm. He was responsible for identifying new business opportunities for technology and specialty facility joint ventures, developing and managing strategic business relationships with technology vendors, and managing consulting engagements. His experience also includes leadership roles at the Sachs Group, a pioneering health care analytics firm, as well as strategic leadership and business development responsibilities at Inova Health System, an integrated health system.

Michael earned an MS in health administration from the Virginia Commonwealth University School of Medicine and a BA, summa cum laude, in economics from King College.