Denise Brooks-Williams, FACHE
Denise Brooks-Williams is senior vice president/CEO of Henry Ford Health System’s North Market in Detroit, which includes hospitals, ambulatory and other operations within southeastern Michigan’s northern counties. She is responsible for driving revenue, growth and overall market performance by identifying opportunities for service expansion and consumer experience improvements across sites. Ms. Brooks-Williams is also chair of the University of Michigan Health Management and Policy Alumni Association and serves on Cincinnati’s Bon Secours Mercy Health’s Quality Committee. Previously, she served as an alternate delegate to the Region 5 Policy Board of the American Hospital Association’s Section for Health Care Systems and as president of the National Association of Health Services Executives. She is a past president of the Midwest Chapter of the American Health Care Executives, where she continues to serve as a board member. Ms. Brooks-Williams is board certified in healthcare management as an ACHE Fellow.