Mike Merson joined Yaffe & Company, Inc. in 2001 as a Senior Consultant. He is a retired President of MedStar Health, the largest integrated health care delivery system in the Baltimore/Washington corridor. He held leadership positions in the Maryland Hospital Association, along with several other professional and community associations. He recently completed his term as Chairman of the Board of CareFirst – BlueCross/Blue Shield and currently serves on the Executive Committee of the Baltimore Museum of Art.
Mike has extensive experience consulting with a variety of healthcare institutions. His areas of expertise include executive compensation, succession planning, CEO transition planning, health system strategic planning, primary care medical home strategy and transition to improving the value equation for health systems, and merger and affiliation strategy.
Mike received a bachelor’s degree from the University of Denver and a MBA from George Washington University.
He and his family reside in Baltimore, Maryland.