Chief of Staff, Unity Health Care, Inc.
Michael R. Crawford is the Chief of Staff at Unity Health Care, Inc., a nonprofit network of twenty-nine health care sites with more than 1,000 employees that serves over 106,000 patients annually, and one of the largest community health center systems in the United States. In this capacity, Michael is the principle advisor to the President and CEO and directly responsible for conceptualizing, identifying, managing, and coordinating the implementation of critical strategic projects and initiatives for the organization, while overseeing Unity’s real estate portfolio. In addition, Michael works collaboratively with members of the Executive Management Team on enterprise-wide business initiatives to bolster Unity’s overall organizational strength. Michael is a member of the Executive Management Team and liaison between the President and CEO and Board of Directors, Executive Management Team, external stakeholders, government officials, funders, and staff. Michael holds an Executive MBA from The George Washington University with a concentration in Strategic Management and Policy, and a Bachelors of Science from Rider University with a concentration in Marketing Strategy. Michael serves on numerous national and local committees, including the National Association of Community Health Centers Health Policy and Eldercare Committee, DC Chamber of Commerce Health Policy and Legislative Affairs Committee, DC Primary Care Association Healthcare Transformation Committee, Member of American College of Healthcare Executives, Member of National PACE Association, Member of Society for Healthcare Strategy and Market Development, and many others germane to healthcare.