Director of Design and Construction
Michael graduated with a degree in mechanical engineering from Stanford University and has worked in a variety of industries including consumer product design, food and beverage, biotechnology, and healthcare. Prior to working in healthcare, his experience includes sanitary processing systems, utility systems, control systems and lab design. For the last 8 years, he has been the director of design and construction at Virginia Mason Franciscan Health. His focus has been on developing project management processes that use the tools of the Virginia Mason Production System to bring together the experience of the patient care teams, design consultants and contractors to create environments that are functional, flexible and anticipate the needs of all stakeholders.