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David Knezek, Chief Operating Officer

David Knezek is the Chief Operating Officer at the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services. In this role, he oversees the Communications Administration, the Financial Operations Administration, the Economic Stability Administration, Office of Legislative Affairs, and the Strategic Integration Administration.

Previously, Knezek was Senior Chief Deputy Director for Administration at MDHHS and Director of Legislative Affairs with the Michigan Department of Attorney General.

Knezek is a lifelong and active member of the Dearborn Heights community. He is a coach with the Mandela Washington Fellowship in Washington, D.C., member of the Redford Township Jaycees, Dearborn Heights Goodfellows, and American Legion Stitt Post 232, a Silver Life Member of the Detroit Branch NAACP, a past board member of Starfish Family Services in Inkster, and past board chair of the University of Michigan-Dearborn Alumni Society Board.

He holds a BA in Political Science from the University of Michigan-Dearborn and an MBA from the University of Michigan Ross School of Business.

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