Bill Manns

Bill Manns is president and chief executive officer for Bronson Healthcare ─ the largest employer and leading healthcare system in southwest Michigan. As the senior executive, he oversees a full range of services from primary care to critical care across more than 100 locations.

Manns, who joined Bronson in 2020, has nearly 30 years of experience in healthcare leadership. He graduated from the University of Michigan with a bachelor’s degree in Organizational Psychology and a master’s degree in Health Services Administration. In addition to his healthcare-specific background, he is experienced in LEAN and Six Sigma. His current professional memberships include the National Association of Healthcare Executives, the American College of Healthcare Executives, and an appointment by the Governor of Michigan to the Public Health Advisory Council.

Manns serves on several Boards throughout the state of Michigan including the Michigan Health & Hospital Association Service Corporation, Affirmant Health Partners, Bronson Health Foundation, Cascade Engineering, First National Bank of Michigan, Gilmore Car Museum, Southwest Michigan First and Western Michigan University Homer Stryker M.D. School of Medicine.

Bio posted May 2021