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Mike Fernandez, American healthcare company executive.


Fernandez, Mike was born on August 31, 1956 in Long Beach, California, United States. Son of Emilio and Starr Fernandez.


Bachelor in Government, Georgetown University, 1978. Master of Science in Accounting, Georgetown University, 1983.


Researcher Democratic Study Group, Washington, 1975-1976. Assistant treasurer National Committee for Effective Congress, 1976-1979. Press secretary United States Senator Ernest F. Hollings, 1980-1987.

Director business presentations Eastman Kodak Company, Rochester, New York, 1987-1993, director executive communications, 1993-1996. Vice president public relations United States West Inc., Denver, 1996-2000. Senior vice president communications public affairs CIGNA, Philadelphia, 1999-2000.

Director Public Relations Seminar, New York City, since 2000.


City councilman, Rochester, 1994—1996. Deputy Coalition Affordable Quality Healthcare, since 2000. Chairman National School Boards Foundation, Alexandria, Virginia, 1999—2000.

Chairman corporation board advisors National Council La Raza, Washington, 1997—2000. Director Public Education and Business Coalition, Denver, 1999—2000. National board directors Volunteers of America.

Commissioner Board Education, Rochester, 1990—1994. Board directors Pennsylvania Economic League, since 2002. Member seminar committee Public Relations Seminar.

Member of American Association Health Plans, Health Insurance Association American (policy committee 2000-2001), Arthur W. Page Society (public affairs council).


Married Patricia Hamilton. Children: Laura, Will.