Executive Consultants

Denise Brooks WilliamsDenise Brooks-Williams, FACHE
President & CEO
Henry Ford Health System-Wyandotte Hospital

A native of Michigan, Denise received her bachelors and masters degrees in health services administration from the University of Michigan before starting her career as a management fellow at Mercy Hospital in Detroit. She has been active in numerous professional groups including serving as president of the National Association of Health Services Executives (NAHSE), one of the premier minority health professional organizations in the United States. In 2013, Denise Brooks-Williams was named president and CEO of Henry Ford Wyandotte Hospital which serves the Downriver region and surrounding communities of southeast Michigan with approximately 2,400 employees, 600 medical staff members, including Henry Ford Health Center-Brownstown outpatient facility and physician practices.

Toni WallerAntoinette Hardy-Waller, RN, BSN, MJ
The Leverage Network

Antoinette (Toni) Hardy-Waller is an accomplished senior executive, entrepreneur and clinician, with extensive leadership and management experience. She has more than 25 years of experience building, owning and managing health care businesses. Her work with major health care systems includes developing business strategies, implementing effective integration strategies to enhance continuums of care, and turn around strategies for struggling health care entities. Toni is Chief Executive Officer of The Leverage Network (TLN). TLN is a non-profit organization committed to the promotion and advancement of African Americans to leadership, governance and entrepreneurial roles in healthcare. Through collaboration and partnerships TLN enhances awareness of the socio-economic challenges of African Americans and the significant impact on health disparities; promotes African Americans in leadership and governance roles to better respond to the health care needs of that population and facilitates leadership development of those individuals moving into key decision making roles.

George HurttGeorge Hurtt, MHSA
Mt. Sinai Church

Mr. Hurtt is the President and Founder of the Hurtt Foundation and also serves as Pastor and Teacher at Mt. Sinai Church in Los Angeles, California. The Hurtt Foundation fosters human capital, social awareness and civic engagement values whose guiding principles are educational assistance, economic economic empowerment and environmental development. Mr. Hurtt via the Hurtt Foundation leads yearly alternative mission trips to Haiti for interested students, facutly and professionals where they work on community projects and evaluate the current healthcare, public policy and administrative need of the community. Mr. Hurtt graduated Cum Laude from the University of Detroit Mercy with both a Bachelor of Science in Health Service Administration and a Bachelor's of Arts degree in Religious Studies. He finished the requirements for the latter degree at the historical Oxford University in Oxford, England where he studied Reformation and Renaissance Studies under renowned theologians, such as Dr. Alister MvGrath. After returning from England, Mr. Hurtt earned a Master's of Health Management and Policy degree from the University of Michigan.