Mr. Weessies holds a Masters Degree in Public Administration from Western Michigan University, and a Bachelors Degree in Health Systems from Ferris State University. He completed a fellowship in health care administration with the Advisory Board Company in Washington, DC.
During his tenure with Hackley/Mercy Health, Michael reorganized urgent care operations in Grand Rapids, reducing operational investment while also serving on the Trinity Health committee to select a national partner (Premier Health) for the urgent care service line. He then supported the transition of operations to Premier Health in September 2021. He also leveraged the relationship with Shape Corporation to open a COVID-19 vaccination site providing over 35,000 COVID-19 vaccinations to Muskegon and Ottawa County residents during the pandemic.
Mr. Weessies has had an exemplary career at Hackley/Mercy Health and has held the titles of Occupational Health Coordinator, Director of Workplace Health, Director of Workplace Health & DME. Michael brings a wealth of knowledge to HCC, inclusive of 27 years of healthcare experience with Hackley Health/Mercy Health, most recently serving as the Vice President of Business Health Solutions. Additionally, he has served on several local boards including Mercy Life Counseling, Access Health Muskegon, and Reeths Puffer Board of Education. He currently serves on the board for Pioneer Resources and the Employers Association of West Michigan.