Michael Ussery

President & COO

Michael Ussery has been with NHC since 1980. He was promoted to Chief Operating Officer of NHC in 2009 and added the title of President in January of 2017. During his tenure with NHC, he has served as Senior Vice President of Operations, Senior Vice President of the Central Tennessee Region, Regional Vice President, and Administrator in multiple locations. Mr. Ussery also won the top honor of NHC Administrator of the Year in 1989.


Mr. Ussery currently serves on the Board of Directors of St. Thomas Rutherford Hospital and its foundation as well as the Board of the Christy Houston Foundation. Mr. Ussery has a B.B.A. from The University of Notre Dame and an M.B.A. from Middle Tennessee State University.

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