Faculty Profile:

Gene D. BarberSystem Vice President, Facilities & Support ServicesHenry Ford Health System

Gene Barber is a member of the Henry Ford Health System executive team serving as System Vice President of Facilities and Support Services. In this role, he leads the teams of the planning, design, construction, sustainability, real estate, environmental services, culinary wellness and security departments for the six hospital health system which has over 225 locations across Southeast and Central Michigan.

Among his accomplishments, Gene provided facilities leadership of major facility expansions/improvements, and system ambulatory strategy implementing over $1.8 billion in construction and instituted major initiatives resulting in significant energy conservation. He lead the facilities teams through realignment and change management during the acquisition of three hospitals and over twenty medical groups.