Miguel “Mike” B. Fernandez currently serves as Chairman of MBF Healthcare Partners, L.P., a private investment firm located in Coral Gables, Florida. The firm focuses on investing in healthcare service companies nationwide.
He has been the Founder and/or majority shareholder of over 20 healthcare related companies. Most of these companies have been acquired by publicly traded companies. Among these enterprises are Physicians Healthcare Plans (acquired by AmeriGroup (NYSE: AGP)), CAC Medical Centers, Prescribit Rx, CarePlus Health Plans (acquired by Humana (NYSE: HUM)), Navarro Pharmacies (acquired by CVS (NYSE: CVS)), Hospitalists of America (acquired by IPC The Hospitalist Company (Nasdq: IPCM)), Simply Healthcare Plans (acquired by Anthem (NYSE: ANTM)) and Nutri-Force Nutrition (acquired by Vitamin Shoppe (NYSE: VSI)).
Mr. Fernandez serves on the Board of Trustees of the University of Miami and he is a member of the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine Dean’s Advisory Council. He has served on the Board of Directors of Mednax (NYSE: MD), on the Board of Trustees of Loyola University Maryland and on the Boards of Dana Farber Cancer Institute, the United Way, Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center, and others. Mr. Fernandez has been frequently honored for his business acumen. He has been recognized dozens of times with business and community awards.
Mr. Fernandez was awarded a Doctor of Humane Letters, Honoris Causa by St. Thomas University and by Loyola University Maryland. He also received an Associate in Science, Honoris Causa from Miami Dade College. Over the past 20 years, he has been a generous contributor to many charitable and philanthropic causes.