McLaren Macomb has named Thomas M. Brisse, FACHE, as president and CEO

Thomas Brisse

McLaren Macomb has named Thomas M. Brisse, FACHE, as president and CEO, effective September 18, 2014.  Brisse replaces Mark O'Halla, who was promoted to executive vice president/chief operating officer of McLaren Health Care.

Brisse brings 27 years of hospital operations experience to his new role. Most recently, he served as executive vice president of operations for the Beaumont Health System. Prior to that, he held administrative positions at Beaumont Troy, including senior vice president/hospital president and vice president of operations.

"We are very pleased to have selected Tom to serve as president and CEO at McLaren Macomb, said O'Halla. "His leadership and extensive administrative experience will be a great asset in providing quality health care services to the community." 

In his new role, Brisse will have oversight of all medical center operations and will lead McLaren Macomb's executive team with a focus on continued organizational growth.  He will also be responsible for operating within an approved budget on a sound financial basis.

Brisse earned a master's degree in health service administration and a bachelor's degree in sociology at the University of Michigan. This year, he received the American College of Healthcare Executives Service Award.  He is also a fellow of the American College of Health Care Executives (FACHE). In addition, he is a trustee of the University of Michigan Club of Greater Detroit. Brisse has also served on numerous committees and boards.

Brisse and his wife reside in Oakland Township, Mich.