Mike Richardson

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Mike Richardson, Vice President, Strategic Planning and Development, Covenant Health

Mike Richardson has worked with Covenant Health since its first full year of operations as a healthcare system in 1997.  He currently serves as the Vice President of Strategic Planning and Development, a position which he has held since 2010.  In this current role, he works with many other leaders to support strategic priorities and initiatives across the system – including strategic planning and plan update processes, project development and Certificate of Need efforts, and internal consultation regarding evolving industry issues and environmental trends.  Prior to his current role, he held various positions within Covenant Health, including Vice President of Planning and Business Development, Corporate Director, Administrative Fellow, and others.

Richardson is an East Tennessee native who received his MBA from the University of Tennessee. He is a member of the American College of Healthcare Executives.  and has demonstrated a personal and professional commitment to serving the people and communities of our region, consistent with the Mission, Vision, and Values of Covenant Health. 


Why I work for Covenant Health:

“I have a personal and professional commitment to serving the people and communities of our region that is consistent with the Mission, Vision and Values of Covenant Health. I believe Covenant Health is uniquely positioned to serve the people of East Tennessee well through important healthcare services and evolving partnerships. There are many talented and compassionate people at the health system working together to provide outstanding care for others in our communities.”