Michael J. Chiaramonte

President & Chairman of the Board

After a 30-year career in hospital administration, health system development, and physician practice operations, Michael serves as president & CEO of Michael J. Chiaramonte & Associates. This consulting and advisory firm offers support in healthcare system operations, healthcare policy, wealth management and hospitality services to individuals, corporations and government. Michael also owns and serves as president of two other corporations: the Colony South Hotel & Conference Center and ProFlex Physical Therapy.

Michael is the former president of MedStar Southern Maryland Hospital Center, and the founder of the Southern Maryland Healthcare System (SMHS), Inc. As hospital president, he was responsible for all hospital related strategic and tactical operations, including strategy development and financial planning, patient safety and quality, physical plant operations, and medical staff administration. In addition to hospital services, he was responsible for oversight of a 24-bed sub-acute skilled nursing facility, a 35-physician multi-specialty medical practice, medical real estate, and several home care provider corporations.

Prior to his role as hospital system president, Michael expanded the hospital and integrated healthcare delivery with non-hospital based services including primary care and specialty physician practices, home nursing care, physical rehabilitation, medical billing and receivables management. Michael served as president of all non-hospital entities between 1996 and 2007.

Michael has served on two gubernatorially appointed commissions for statewide healthcare initiatives: the Maryland Health Quality Council's Health Disparities Workgroup, and the Governor's Task Force on Medical Malpractice and Health Care Access. He is a founding member and former chairman of the Greater Prince George's Business Roundtable and serves on the boards of St. Stephen's and St. Agnes School, the Healthcare Council of the National Capital Area and the Chesapeake Bay Foundation. In prior years, Michael was a member of the Executive Committee of the Maryland Hospital Association, and served on the boards of the Prince George's Board of Trade, MedStar Southern Maryland Hospital Center and its related organizations, and the University of Maryland Shock Trauma Foundation.

Michael holds an M.B.A. in Finance and Investments from The George Washington University and a B.A. in Management and Marketing from James Madison University. He also earned a Graduate Certificate in Implementing Strategy from the University of Pennsylvania's Wharton School of Business.