Michael Scavatto

Michael A. Scavotto

Chairman and Founder

Education and Credentials

  • Master of Health Administration, Graduate Program in Health Administration, School of Medicine, Washington University
  • Bachelor of Arts, English, Beloit College
  • Life Fellow, American College of Healthcare Executives

Recent and Upcoming Speaking Engagements


Chief Executive

  • Founded Management Performance Associates in 1995
  • President, management firm, national health care practice for 12 years
  • CEO Marian Medical Center for 14 years; rejuvenated governance, strategy, financial performance, quality management, and clinical services

Business Developer & Strategist

  • Created a national healthcare management firm, growing the business to 1,100 beds with revenues of $1.2 million
  • Developed successful strategic initiatives with hospital-physician ventures, managed delivery, quality improvement, and clinical services
  • Planned, financed, and coordinated over $250 million of health care construction ranging from renovations to facility replacements in both acute and long-term care environments
  • Performs feasibility, market, and business analyses

Turnaround Specialist

  • Managed nine successful turnarounds; consulted on others
  • Re-focused client Governing Bodies on state-of-the-art governance process and strategy
  • Re-built client management teams to function in turnaround environments


  • Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, Graduate Program in Health Administration. Expertise: Health Policy and Politics; Strategic Healthcare Management.
  • Teacher of the Year 2001 and 2002


  • Center for Health Policy, Olin School of Business, Washington University, St. Louis
  • Board of Directors, Affordable Assisted Living Coalition, Springfield, IL
  • Member (through 2013), Long-Term Care Sub-Committee, Health Facilities Planning & Services Review Board, State of Illinois


314-394-2222 ext. 22  • mas@healthcareperformance.com



Mike's incredible knowledge of the industry, his ability to inform and reassure our board and public, and his hands-on approach to managing the turnaround were essential elements to this success story.

Brendan McGinty
Board Member
Chair, Finance Committee
Champaign County, Illinois