Henry Ford Allegiance Health president, CEO to speak at Harold White Sr. Awards Breakfast

Paula Autry, president and CEO of Henry Ford Allegiance Health and senior vice president and CEO, Central Market, Henry Ford Health System is guest speaker for the Harold White Sr. Awards Ceremony, 7:30 a.m., Oct. 9, at the Cascades Manor House. Three leaders in diversity, inclusion and volunteer efforts will be honored. The event is open to the public.

Autry provides strategic leadership and direction over the entire clinical and financial enterprise of Henry Ford Allegiance Health and Henry Ford Health System’s Central Market, which encompasses a seven-county region in south-central Michigan.

A graduate of the University of Notre Dame in pre-medicine, Autry later earned both a Master of Business Administration and a Master of Hospital Administration from Tulane University.

Before joining Henry Ford Health System in 2019, she was CEO of Lutheran Hospital of Indiana in Fort Wayne. She has also served as CEO of the Detroit Medical Center’s Sinai-Grace Hospital.

Her earlier career included several executive leadership roles, including positions with Morehouse School of Medicine in Atlanta, Mount Carmel East Hospital in Columbus, Ohio, and Bon Secours Richmond Community Hospital in Richmond, Va.

Tickets are $25 per person. Corporate table sponsorships are $250 and include an ad in the event program. Tickets may be purchased in person or by sending a check Sharon Hasen C/O Harold White Awards City of Jackson – City Manager’s Office 161 W. Michigan Ave., Jackson MI 49201. For information, call 517-788-4167.


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