William R. Alvin
William R. Alvin is President and CEO of Health Alliance Plan and Executive Vice President of Henry Ford Health System. He has more than 30 years of health care leadership experience, including over 20 years serving as the CEO of Michigan health plans and hospitals, as well as Administrative Director of a multispecialty medical group.
During his tenure with Trinity Health as the President and CEO of Care Choices Health Plan, it was ranked as the #1 health plan in Michigan and the 12th best in the nation by U.S. News & World Report. Alvin has served for 20 years with the Henry Ford Health System. In addition to his current role, he previously served as a senior executive at HAP, inclusive of his role as the Administrative Director of a 120-physician, multi-specialty medical group. Alvin also served for ten years as CEO of Henry Ford Wyandotte Hospital. Additionally, he was the CEO of Independence Health Plan, the southeast Michigan component of a national, for-profit health plan that operated in 23 of the 26 largest markets in the nation. Earlier in his career, he was the Chief Operating Officer of Hutzel Hospital in the Detroit Medical Center.
Alvin holds a master's degree in Public Administration with a concentration in Health Care Administration from George Washington University, Washington, D.C. and a bachelor's degree from Thiel College in Greenville, Pennsylvania.
Alvin has extensive experience serving on local, state and national health care boards of directors and advisory boards, including: America's Health Insurance Plans; Michigan Association of Health Plans; Health Plan Alliance; New Detroit; Friends of Kenyan Orphans and the University of Michigan Dearborn, School of Business. He is a member of the Detroit Economic Club and the Detroit Athletic Club.