Glenn A. Costie (Veterans Affairs)
Mr. Glenn Costie is currently serving in the Senior Executive Service as the Director of the Dayton VA Medical Center (VAMC) appointed on December 19, 2011. He is responsible for providing care for more than 37,000 Veterans and their families in a sixteen (16) county area of Southwestern Ohio. Mr. Costie manages the VAMC, clinical, and administrative facilities on the main campus, as well as four Community Based Outpatient Clinics (CBOCs) with an annual budget of approximately $300 million.
Mr. Costie began his VA career as a Technical Career Field graduate engineer trainee in 1984 at the VAMC in Martinsburg, WV. Upon completion, he was assigned to areas of increasing responsibility at VAMCs in Chicago, IL; West Haven, CT; Cleveland, OH; and Poplar, Bluff. He served as the Chief, Engineering Service at the Cleveland VAMC for more than 15 years. While at Cleveland, he managed the most complex construction program in the country valued at more than $750 million. His efforts resulted in the successful closure and consolidation of two campuses, construction of a large CBOC in Parma, OH and a major 500,000sf clinical addition to Cleveland. Mr. Costie served as the Associate Director at the VA Maryland Health Care System from 2006 until his appointment to the John J. Pershing VAMC in September 2009.
Mr. Costie serves on VHA's System Redesign Administration Committee and is the Chair of the American College of Healthcare Executives VA Regent Advisory Council Awards Committee. He also serves as a coach/faculty for the Health Care Leadership Development Institute, the System Redesign Human Resources Recruitment Collaborative, and the Co-Chair for the Non-VA Care, Health Care Efficiency, T-21 Transformation Council.
He is a native of Harrisonburg, Virginia and has a Bachelor of Science degree in mechanical engineering from Virginia Tech. He is married and enjoys golf, reading history, touring historic locations, and working on home improvement projects.