Henry Ford Cancer Institute
System Vice President & Executive Director
Mr. Spencer Clayton Hoover, MBA, MF, a disabled U.S. Army Airborne Infantry veteran, holds over 17 years of experience in finance, leadership, business development, investment banking, business valuations, healthcare operations, strategy, and administration. Mr. Hoover is currently the System Vice President and Executive Director of the Henry Ford Health System’s Henry Ford Cancer Institute and cancer care service line, located in Detroit, Michigan.
Previous positions include the role of Associate Director of Administration, Finance, and Planning for the University of Florida Health Cancer Center located in Gainesville, Florida. He held positions with UF Health for over six years and was a major contributor to the significant growth of oncology services at UF Health. He was also a key executive as it relates to UF Health corporate development initiatives.
Mr. Hoover served as an Airborne Infantry Soldier with the 82nd Airborne Division between January 2002 and January 2006. During his service he participated in combat operations in both Afghanistan and Iraq. During his four years of service he was awarded six medals, four special qualification badges and three combat patches.
Mr. Hoover received a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Management from Troy University, Sorrell College of Business in 2006 and a Master of Business Administration degree from Pennsylvania State University, Smeal College of Business in 2008. Mr. Hoover also received a Master of Finance degree from Pennsylvania State University in 2016. Mr. Hoover also serves as an executive board member and treasurer of the Michigan Veterans Facility Authority.
Mr. Hoover was recently honored as one of Crain’s Detroit’s 2017 40 under 40. Mr. Hoover resides in Grosse Pointe Park, Michigan with his wife of 15 years and two children.