Executive Management Team

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Brittany Lavis

Chief Executive Officer

Brittany Lavis was named the Chief Executive Officer for the Detroit Medical Center on January 31, 2022.

Prior to assuming this role, she served as Chief Financial Officer for the DMC.  She was responsible for the finance teams to ensure strong fiscal leadership across the organization.  In addition to traditional finance responsibilities, she has also been responsible for the DMCs Graduate Medical Education program, DMC University Lab and the DMC Health Access Center.  Her direct leadership extended beyond finance to ensure we remained a competitive academic institution, as well as improved access to care through DMC Ambulatory and Laboratory operations.

Ms. Lavis came to the DMC from Tenet Healthcare’s Placentia-Linda Hospital where she was the hospital CFO and the Group CFO for all Tenet hospitals in Tenet’s Southern California Group which included seven hospitals. Brittany has been with Tenet for more than 11 years in finance leadership roles in different Tenet markets. She is a recipient of a Tenet Circle of Excellence award as well as an Audi award recipient for excellent achievement in full scope audit results.

Ms. Lavis earned a master’s degree in business administration from Wake Forest University School of Business in Winston-Salem, N.C. and a bachelor’s degree from Winthrop University in Rock Hill, S.C.

Ms. Lavis has been recognized by Becker’s Hospital Review as one of 150 Hospital and Health System CFOs to know as well as 100 Academic Medical Center CFOs to know.  She was also selected as a Modern Healthcare 2018 ‘Up & Comers’ for her outstanding leadership and sustained contribution to the healthcare industry.