Archie Drake

Board Member

Archie Drake has served as the Chief Executive Officer of Children’s Hospital of Michigan since
December 2022. Children’s Hospital of Michigan is one of 6 hospitals that make up the Detroit
Medical Center, which is part of Tenet Healthcare, that operates 80+ hospitals across the country.

Mr. Drake has served in the Healthcare industry throughout his career with experience in multiple
hospitals across the country. His medical background started in nursing where he worked as a
Critical Care/Trauma Registered Nurse. After moving into leadership roles, he’s gained experience
at all levels of management from Manager, Director, Chief Operating Officer and now Chief
Executive Officer. He has been involved in a variety of transformational, healthcare initiatives
that have resulted in improved patient outcomes.

Mr. Drake has a history of being active in local, civic and national organizations. Since relocating
to Michigan he has affiliations with the MHA Children’s Health Council.

Mr. Drake was born in Texarkana, Texas and obtained his undergraduate Nursing Degree from
the University of Texas at Arlington and a graduate degree in Business from Amberton University.


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