Michael Scavatto










314-394-2222 ext. 122


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

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

Compliance Strategist

  • Champion of compliance culture change and staff development
  • Adviser to boards about compliance strategy and integrating compliance with operations
  • Architect of compliance programs that improve the bottom line and help organizations thrive

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, Initial Advisory Board, 2003-2005
  • Board of Directors, Affordable Assisted Living Coalition, Springfield, IL, 2005-2014
  • Member, Long-Term Care Sub-Committee, Health Facilities Planning & Services Review Board, State of Illinois 2010-2014
  • Advisory Board, Walker School of Business and Technology, 2018ff

 Speaking Engagements

quote marks

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
Prior Board Member & Chair
Finance Committee
Champaign County, Illinois
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