Mike Kessel is the President and CEO of Cleveland Clinic Canada. In this role, he is responsible for the growth of the Canadian facilities, strategic partnerships and enterprise value creation.

Previously, Mike was co-Founder and Vice President of Business Development and Finance for the Center for Partnership Medicine at Northwestern Memorial Hospital/Trio Health in Chicago. In this role, he was instrumental in developing a network of executive health and wellness programs with leading medical centers throughout the United States.

Mike graduated from The Ohio State University with a bachelor’s degree in marketing and accounting. He received his CPA designation in 1995. Mike earned his MBA from the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University in Chicago with a focus on marketing, finance and strategy.

Mike is active in the Toronto community and received a Tony Graham Outstanding Board Member award from the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Ontario. He also is a Board Member at Unyte, Biomedics, VIQ, Solve.care and the Ontario Brain Institute. Mike is a former committee member of the Conference Board of Canada and is an active member of Young Presidents’ Organization. He also serves on the Maple Leaf chapter’s new member committee.