Judy Hooyenga

Combined Legal & Business Experience


Priority Health
Grand Rapids, Michigan
›› Creative, practical problem solving as member of senior management
›› Negotiated agreements
›› Implemented health care reform and other state and federal regulations
›› Effected two mergers


Legal Experience


Latham & Watkins
Washington, D.C.
›› Concentrated in mergers & acquisitions and finance

Warner, Norcross & Judd
Grand Rapids, Michigan
›› Concentrated in corporate and health care law


Business/Long-Term Care Experience


Beverly Enterprises
›› Senior administrator of three skilled-nursing facilities in Muskegon, Michigan
›› Administrator of skilled-nursing facility in Southgate, Michigan

Health Care Centers of Michigan, Inc.
›› President and owner of company operating three skilled-nursing facilities with 280 employees in Grand Haven, Berrien Springs and Benton Harbor, Michigan


Community & Volunteer Experience


North Ottawa Community Health System
Grand Haven, Michigan
›› Chair, Board of Trustees

  • Executive Committee
  • Investment Committee
  • Finance and Audit Committees
  • CEO Search Committee
  • Physician Development Committee

Dispute Resolution Services
Holland, Michigan
›› Mediation of small civil cases, including credit card and landlord-tenant


Health Care Association of Michigan
›› President (elected two terms)
›› Board of Directors (nine years)

Christ Community Church
Spring Lake, Michigan
›› Member, Board of Trustees
›› Chair, Finance Committee

Women’s Resource Center
Grand Rapids, Michigan
›› Corporate governance work

Health Facilities and Agencies Advisory Commission,
Michigan Department of Public Health
›› Member, governor appointment

Alzheimer’s and Related Disorders Advisory Commission
›› Member, Steering Committee



University of Chicago Law School
J.D., with Honors

University of Michigan
A.B., with Honors