Clayton (Mitch) Mitchell currently leads delivery of facilities design, construction, operations/maintenance, and real estate services for all Kaiser Permanente facilities based in Colorado and the Mid Atlantic States (DC, MD, & VA).
In July 2011, he completed a 25-year career as a Civil Engineer Corps officer in the United States Navy, responsible for delivery of over $8B in facilities infrastructure products and services for Navy and Marine Corps installations over the course of his career. Mitch’s experiences span the spectrum of infrastructure life-cycle management functions to include programming, planning, design, construction, operations & maintenance, real estate, and environmental. Considered a Navy expert in energy, sustainability, asset management, and organizational leadership, Clayton has also served in executive level positions such as Military Legislative Assistant to the Senate Majority Leader and Executive Assistant to the Deputy Assistant Secretary of the Navy (Installations and Facilities). Operational experiences include leadership of a 650-member construction engineering battalion that performed convoy security, contingency construction, and combat service support operations in Iraq and Afghanistan, and disaster recovery response to Hurricanes Katrina, Rita, and the Indian Ocean tsunami.
Mitch now leads two Regional facilities teams providing total life cycle facilities services and business solutions for 1.2 million Kaiser Permanente members through 80 facilities representing 6 million SF throughout two of Kaiser Permanente’s seven regions.
He is a graduate of California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo (BS Industrial Engineering), the University of California at Berkeley (MS Construction Management), and has completed an Executive Education Program at the Tuck School of Business, Dartmouth College. He is also a registered professional engineer in the Commonwealth of Virginia and a Certified Energy Manager.