Michael Swarzman is a lifelong Chicago resident, having
graduated from New Trier High School in 1970, Butler University in
1974. After working in manufacturing and materials
management consulting, he began a career in health care, and has
worked in that industry for over twenty-five years in variety of
positions and organizations. Michael received a Masters of
Arts degree (English) in 1980, and a Masters of Business
Administration in 1985, both from Loyola University of Chicago.
Currently Michael is the regional vice president of physician
services and business development, Chicago region, for Advocate
Health Care. Michael is a faculty member of the graduate
school of public health at the University of Illinois, Chicago, is
an active member o the advisory committee of Loyola University's
MBA Health Care Management Program, and is a frequent speaker on
health care reform and its effect on business development in health
Michael is active in a variety of civic organizations, including
Vice Chairman of Hispanocare, Inc., volunteer coach in his
community, and has been awarded a Chicago Community Builder
Award. He is an avid chess enthusiast, and plays for the
North Shore Chess Club and Touch Chess.
Michael is married to the very lovely and talented Barbara Grier
(for twenty-nine years), and they have two adult children, Rachel
Michael is the chairperson of the Board of Visitors.