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  Health Care Institute Leadership Team Member
  Mike Wood

Mike Wood is National Director of Construction for Medxcel and Immediate Past President of the Health Care Institute.

Prior to joining Medxcel, Mike served as National Director of Healthcare Market Development for Oldcastle, Inc. In that role, Mike assisted healthcare systems assess, assemble and coordinate the development of strategic budgets, schedules and technical applications of a multitude of building material products, while facilitating the design and construction supplier chain processes and ensuring continuous alignment of program goals and project alignment. 

Mike assists this wide spectrum of clients with the diverse sets of materials, design, custom manufactured products, and supply chain functions associated with large-scale healthcare capital efforts. These services range from organization of the needs; assemblage of the highest value team; developing strategic level budgets and schedules; leading and assisting with team member selection processes; and facilitating the process of design, construction and installation processes while ensuring continuous alignment of program goals to daily/weekly/monthly activity. 

Mike has led organizations, program and project delivery teams ranging from single focused efforts over $500 million to capital programs containing more than 1,000 annual projects on a national scale for nearly 30 years, including Europe and South America. His expertise lies in assembling and molding high-performance teams into cohesive units focused on efforts that are at odds with typical success factors, breaking down the complexities into an intricate dance of coordinated activities that achieve atypical results that provide a long-term sustainable environment of quality care across generations.

Mike holds graduate degrees in Organization Development and Business Administration, undergraduate degrees in Business Management, Physics and Radiologic Technology. He is a life-long learner and coach. He is a certified Coach, Facilitator, CHC, and CFM. He holds certifications and licenses in several professions including healthcare project management, facilities management, healthcare construction, radiologic technology, emergency medicine, and real estate brokerage. Mike is a past Regional Vice President of IFMA, past President of two IFMA Chapters, and CAHED Board member.

In July 2018, Mike was appointed to a 3-year term as a Professional Fellow of the Center for Health Systems & Design. In this role he supports a unique community of scholars and practitioners dedicated to developing and supporting this program at Texas A&M University, enhancing the organizationís international role in advancing health design and research.

Mike has worked for several world-class leading organizations and owned several businesses associated with the advanced use of technology, healthcare, organization development, and program management. Mike is founder and chair of two nonprofit organizations focused on at-risk youth and job skills development for Second Career (or beyond) adults. He is a frequent speaker on personal motivation, high-performance teams, team collaboration techniques, healthcare reform, and life balance. 

Mike enjoys hiking, climbing, bicycling, motorcycle touring, camping, and backpacking - anything out of doors - and likes telling stories to his grandchildren or anyone who will listen.