Sean Henkel

Sean Henkel

Director of Infrastructure & Architecture,
Spectrum Health Corporate

Sean Henkel serves as Director of Infrastructure & IS Architecture for Spectrum Health.  His teams are responsible for the architecture, planning, design, implementation and day-to-day support for all aspects of Spectrum Health’s core infrastructure systems.  Sean has over 20 years of IT experience in the Manufacturing, Retail, Software Development, and Healthcare industries.

Areas of expertise

  • Enterprise Technology Architecture (Servers, Storage, Databases, Network, Telephony)
  • Planning and Design of:
    – (Secure) Servers, Storage, and Networks  – (Secure) Virtualized Server Environments – Highly Available and Disaster Tolerant Systems


BA, Graphic Design | Madonna University | Livonia, Michigan

About Spectrum Health

Spectrum Health is a not-for-profit health system in West Michigan offering a full continuum of care through the Spectrum Health Hospital Group, which is comprised of 14 hospitals including Helen DeVos Children’s Hospital, a state of the art children’s hospital that opened in January 2011, and 220 service sites; the Spectrum Health Medical Group and West Michigan Heart, physician groups totaling more than 4200 providers; and Priority Health, a health plan with 900,000 members. Spectrum Health is West Michigan’s largest employer with more than 31,000 employees. The organization provided $459 million in community benefit during its 2018 fiscal year.

Updated March 2019

DevSecOps at Spectrum

Sean Henkel, Director IS, and Barry D. Nowak, Senior Domain Architect, Spectrum Health.  In this discussion Barry and Sean share ...
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SI 2019 BayCare Health System CISO Case Studies Workshop

BayCare Health System’s VP & CISO, Thien Lam, along with CIO Tim Thompson and CTO Scott Patterson, hosted a very ...
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