Tina Freese Decker, MHA, MSIE, FACHE

Tina Freese Decker, MHA, MSIE, FACHE

Tina Freese Decker

President & CEO, Corewell Health™

Tina Freese Decker, MHA, MSIE, FACHE, is the President & Chief Executive Officer of Corewell Health™—formerly Beaumont Health and Spectrum Health.

As President & CEO, she provides executive leadership for 22 hospitals, 300+ outpatient locations, 11,500+ physicians and advanced practice providers, 64,000+ team members, and a health plan, Priority Health, serving 1.2+ million members. 

Known for her vision and drive, Tina is passionate about tackling the health field’s greatest challenges and building a health system that truly meets the needs of the people it serves by delivering care and coverage that is accessible, affordable, equitable and exceptional. She devotes significant time and energy to local, state and national strategic alliances, leading by example as she shares her perspectives and expertise to improve health, and is committed to celebrating and reinforcing inclusion, equity and diversity for Corewell Health team members, patients, families and health plan members.

Background
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Prior to her current role, Tina served as President & CEO of Spectrum Health, where she successfully implemented a new system mission, vision and values. In previous roles within the system, including chief operating officer, chief strategy officer and president of Spectrum Health Hospital Group, she drove significant, transformational change necessary for Spectrum Health to improve health and access.

Education
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Tina earned a Bachelor of Science in finance from Iowa State University and graduated with a Master of Health Administration and Master of Industrial Engineering from the University of Iowa.

Affiliations and awards
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As a board member of the American Hospital Association, Business Leaders for Michigan, the Detroit Chamber of Commerce, Detroit Regional Partnership, The Economic Club of Grand Rapids and the Gerald R. Ford Foundation, board chair of The Right Place, and past board chair of the Michigan Health & Hospital Association, Tina influences and shapes health policy, engages in advocacy, and builds strong relationships with decision makers across Michigan and beyond. Her recent accolades include Modern Healthcare’s Top 25 Women Leaders in Healthcare, Crain’s Detroit Business’ 100 Most Influential Women in Michigan and Grand Rapids Business Journal's 50 Most Influential Women in West Michigan. Frequently invited as a contributor, Tina’s recent articles include “Reimagining the Future of Healthcare” (ACHE), “Creating a better normal for our communities” (Modern Healthcare), “Seven Paradoxes for Effective Leadership” (HealthLeaders) and “Leading Health Care Towards Greater Health Equity” (BoardRoom Press).