President & CEOSend Message
Mickey Atkins joined Premier’s sister company in 2006 as the Company’s Chief Operating Officer and was promoted to CEO in 2007. He began his career in public accounting, but has spent the last 30 years in the health and human services field. Prior to joining the Company, he was CFO for a large home health agency that served the aged and disabled population. Since joining the company, he has managed the overall success of the business and built a management team and infrastructure to support quality standards and continued growth of the Company. His philosophy of treating people with respect and providing opportunities for everyone is a part of the Premier culture.
While Mickey resides in Austin, Texas, he serves on several committees across multiple states to provide guidance in the enhancement of services provided by the programs the company operates. He is heavily involved in all governmental and legislative relationships, advocating on behalf of our industries to ensure the needs of the IDD and aging populations are always at the forefront of policy makers. His involvement promotes protection and independence at the same time. Mickey is a unique President & CEO in that he is involved in all of the daily operations of the Company and his first priority is to ensure the needs of our individuals are met.