Mike Powers, FACHE,CEO, Fairbanks Memorial Hospital/ Denali Center
Mike Powers serves as chief executive officer for Fairbanks Memorial Hospital/Denali Center. Prior to that he served as the hospital's chief financial officer from 1986 to 1995.
Prior to joining Fairbanks Memorial Hospital/Denali Center, Powers served at the Medical College of Virginia Hospitals and Clinics in Richmond, Va and at the University of Wisconsin Hospital and Clinics in Madison, Wis.
He holds a master's degree in health services administration from the University of Wisconsin, a higher diploma in Anglo-Irish literature from Trinity College - Dublin, Ireland, and a bachelor's degree in English literature from Lawrence University in Appleton, Wis.
Powers is active in numerous health services and youth recreational activities, including serving as past president of the Alaska Hospital Association, executive board member of the Interior Neighborhood Health Center, member of the American Hospital Association's Regional Policy Board, past co-chair of the record-setting annual fund drive of the United Way of the Tanana Valley, and in various coaching and treasurer positions with youth sports teams and programs in the Fairbanks area.