Mike Hendee is Chief Operating Officer of the Vinson Hall Retirement Community in McLean, VA. As COO of this continuing care retirement community, he manages a staff of over 250 employees providing services to residents in all levels of living on a 22-acre campus. In March 2015, he began his duties as the American College of Healthcare Executives (ACHE) Regent for Northern Virginia and the District of Columbia.
A native of Rochester, NY, Mike received a Bachelor of Science Degree in Healthcare Administration and Business Administration from Alfred University in 1987 and a Masters Degree in Healthcare Administration from Baylor University in 1996. He retired with the rank of Captain from the U.S. Navy, Medical Service Corps in October 2012 after 24 years of loyal service. During his naval career he held numerous leadership positions to include Director, Branch Medical Clinic, Makalapa, Naval Medical Clinics Command, Pearl Harbor, HI; Officer in Charge, Branch Medical Clinic, Gaeta, Italy; Assistant Director for Administration, National Naval Medical Center, Bethesda, MD; and Director, Multi-Service Market Management Office (MSMMO), Tripler Army Medical Center, Honolulu, Hawaii. After being promoted to the rank of Captain in 2008, Mr. Hendee had the honor of serving as the Director for Administration at the Navy’s Flagship Hospital, National Naval Medical Center, Bethesda, MD and Chief of Staff for the National Intrepid Center of Excellence (NICoE), Walter Reed National Military Medical Center, Bethesda, MD.
Mike is board certified in healthcare management and a Fellow in the ACHE. He is a licensed nursing home administrator in the state of Virginia and an adjunct professor at Marymount University. He is also a member of the Army-Baylor Chapter of the Upsilon Phi Delta Honor Society.