Herman Gray is president and CEO of United Way for Southeastern Michigan. Prior to his appointment, Gray served as executive vice president of pediatric health services at the Detroit Medical Center (DMC) and DMC Children’s Hospital of Michigan’s president and CEO.
Recognized for his community involvement, volunteerism and passionate child advocacy, Gray has received numerous honors including being inducted into Sparky Anderson’s CATCH Hall of Fame. He was named a “Top 25 Minority Executive in Healthcare” by Modern Healthcare and “Ambassador of the Year” by Ambassador Magazine. He has been recognized by United Way for Southeastern Michigan as a Billboard Community Leader, and Humanitarian of the Year by the Michigan Roundtable for Diversity and Inclusion. He is also a recipient of the Health Care Leadership Award from the Michigan Health and Hospital Association.
Gray earned a medical degree from the University of Michigan and a Master of Business Administration degree from the University of Tennessee.