MIKE PODOJIL graduated from Eastern Connecticut State University (ECSU) in 1986 with a Bachelor of Science in biology and attended R.O.T.C. at the University of Connecticut. During college, he served in the Army National Guard and received his commission on active duty in the Medical Service Corps. As a captain, Mike was selected for Long-Term Civilian Schooling where he received his Master of Health Administration & Policy from the George Washington University in 1996. While on active duty, he had three company commands, two battalion commands, and he also served as the Deputy Commander for Administration for General Leonard Wood Army Community Hospital. Mike retired as a lieutenant colonel in July 2006.
He is a holder of the Expert Field Medical Badge, the Airborne Badge, and the Air Assault Badge, and has numerous awards and decorations. He was selected as the recipient of the 1991 US Army General Douglas MacArthur Leadership Award. Since retiring, Mike has worked as a government civilian as the program manager for the US Army Medical Information Technology Center and with Evolvent Technologies as the Operations Director before coming to HFS.
- Master of Health Services Administration & Policy – George Washington University
- Bachelor of Science, Biology – Eastern Connecticut State University
- Project Management Professional