Michael Beck

Chief Administration Officer, Mission Hospital Laguna Beach

Michael Beck serves as our Chief Administrative Officer (CAO), leading strategy and operations for our Laguna Beach campus. Michael is responsible for overall planning, development, coordination, implementation and management of all administrative functions, services and business development for Mission Hospital in Laguna Beach. He ensures that the delivery of care is consistent with our mission, vision and values. Michael has an integral role in the expansion of our Mental Health & Wellness clinical insitute, as well as being the ministry's liaison to the Laguna Beach community.

During his tenure, Beck has served as the Vice President, Ancillary Operations, Vice President of Quality and Systems Improvement and Compliance and Privacy Officer at Mission Hospital. He has been responsible for establishing organizational systems, bringing together divergent prospectives to work toward common goals, initiate procedures and practices to achieve and maintain state and federal health care regulatory requirement, overseen development and execution of numerous hospital policies and procedures based on healthcare regulations including requirements of the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA).

A graduate of Abilene Christian University in Texas, Beck holds a master’s degree in Speech Pathology from the University of Oklahoma Health Science Center. He also maintains his California License in Speech Pathology and holds a certificate of Clinical Competency from the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association. In 2002, he was granted Certified Professional in health care Quality status by the Healthcare Quality Certification Board which recognizes professional and academic achievement by individuals in the field of healthcare quality management.