System Director of Healthy Living and Sustainability, Bronson Healthcare
Grant has been a leader with Bronson Healthcare Group for more than 10 years, overseeing food & nutrition services, retail operations, athletic club(s), sustainability, and employee health & well-being. Fletcher received a bachelor’s of business administration in Business Management and Political Science, from Western Michigan University and is currently pursuing his MBA at the University of Michigan.
As a leader at Bronson Healthcare Group, Fletcher has been a champion of the organizations local sourcing initiative, leading the Food & Nutrition Department in their charge to source 60% of food supplies from local and regional growers and producers. At present, Bronson Methodist Hospital sources better than 40% of its food from more 50+ local vendors, infusing over $1.2 million into the Kalamazoo and Southwest Michigan economies, each ear.
Currently, Fletcher is leading Bronson’s Healthy Living & Sustainability team on its quest to reduce parking demand on the Bronson Methodist Hospital campus by 1000 vehicles; catalyze residential development to create relevant housing for 500 Bronson employees within one mile of the BMH campus; achieve the organization’s goal to source 60% of its food from local and regional vendors.
Join Practice Greenhealth Food Circle of Excellence award winners and sustainable food purchasing leader in exploring procurement best practices that integrate local and sustainable criteria with geography, ownership, size and diversity considerations. The local (farm and food business) relationships these hospitals have built not only strengthen the regional food economy but also offer workforce development, […]