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Michael James Ferry

Michael James Ferry, American health care executive.


  • Ferry, Michael James was born on June 30, 1957 in South Bend, Indiana, United States. Son of Daniel Joseph and Doris May (Robertson) Ferry.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science, Center Michigan University, 1979. Master Public Administration, Indiana University, South Bend, 1983.


    • Employment specialist St. Joseph's Medical Center, South Bend, 1981, management development specialist, 1981-1982, manager employee relations, 1982-1985, director human resources, 1985-1986. Director managed care plans St. Joseph's Care Group, Inc., 1986-1988, executive director service development, 1988-1990. Vice president support resources St. Joseph's Medical Center, since 1990.

      Co-chairman Indiana State Employer Job Service Committee, South Bend, 1982-1983. Member personnel committee of board Notre Dame Credit Union, South Bend, 1984-1986. Consultant corporation systems Images, South Bend, 1986.

      Adjunct faculty University Notre Dame.


    Member advisory council Holy Cross Health System, South Bend, 1983-1986. Representative United Religious Communities, South Bend, since 1983. Facilitator Madison Center Dislocated Worker Program, South Bend, 1983-1984.

    Member Indiana University School Public Environmental Affairs Alumni Council, South Bend, 1984-1987. President, board directors Sagamore Health Network, since 1988. Chair marketing committee Board Health, 1988-1989, Health Plus health maintenance organization.

    Member American Society Personnel Administrators, Indiana Society for Hospital Personnel Administrators (legislation editor State Newsheet 1983-1984), North Center Indiana Hospital Personnel Administrators, American College Health Executives, South Bend Chamber of Commerce, Indiana Society for Health Care Planning and Marketing.



    Golf, cross country skiing, backpacking, raising family.


    • Married Anne Marie Eslinger, July 17, 1982. Children: Michael James Junior, Emily Anne.
    • father: Daniel Joseph Ferry
    • mother: Doris May (Robertson) Ferry
    • spouse: Anne Marie Eslinger
    • children: Michael James Junior Ferry
    • Emily Anne Ferry
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    Born June 30, 1957
    (age 60)