Michael Madden, MA, serves as secretary of the board for Martin Luther King, Jr. Community Hospital. He is the retired chief executive officer for Providence Healthcare of Southern California, a hospital organization that employs approximately 7,500 people, and that includes four hospitals as well as skilled nursing and ambulatory facilities. Before joining Providence, he was with Sisters of Mercy Health Corporation in Michigan, as executive vice president of the Central Michigan region. He was previously chairman of the board of the California Healthcare Association, the Alliance of Catholic Health Care Systems, and the Hospital Association of Southern California.
Michael has more than 40 years of leadership experience in complex nonprofit healthcare systems, with extensive experience in hospital operations. Providence is one of the region's largest healthcare systems, which includes Providence Saint Joseph Medical Center, Burbank; Providence Holy Cross Medical Center, Mission Hills; Little Company of Mary Hospital-Torrance; and Little Company of Mary Hospital-San Pedro.
In addition to being past chairman of the California Healthcare Association, Alliance of Catholic Health Care Systems and Hospital Association of Southern California, Michael is also chairman of the board of Sycamores, a program for troubled boys. He has also been a long-time member of the Regents of Providence High School.
Michael received his MA in Hospital and Health Administration from the University of Minnesota. In 1985, he attended the advanced management program at Harvard Business School.