As chief strategy officer, Mike’s primary focus is on strengthening the Employers Health brand and growing membership, particularly in the coalition’s 25-year, $2.2 billion group purchasing program for pharmacy benefits.
Outside of Employers Health, Mike represents employer and plan sponsor interests in the local community and regional efforts aimed at improving the health care delivery system. To that end, Mike has served on numerous non-profit boards and was also elected to the corporate board of directors of Delta Dental of Ohio beginning in 2016. In 2019, he was selected to the yStark! 20 Under 40 Class recognizing young professionals for their accomplishments and work in the community.
Mike earned his undergraduate degree from the University of Mount Union in Alliance, Ohio and his MBA from Walsh University. He previously served as an adjunct instructor at Walsh University, teaching health care policy and has served in his local church as Elder, Finance Chair, as well as a leader for its Youth Ministries.