Fighter pilot, board-certified physician, statesman, and healthcare visionary, Ernie Fletcher was elected in 1998 to the first of three consecutive terms in the United States House of Representatives where he served as a member of the House Committees on Energy and Commerce and chaired the Policy Subcommittee on Healthcare.
In 2003 he was elected the 60th Governor of Kentucky and proceeded to establish “Recovery Kentucky,” an innovative Recovery Housing program whose 18 facilities have helped thousands of people recover from addiction while saving millions of taxpayer dollars.
As Founder of the Fletcher Group, Ernie continues a legacy of innovative public service dedicated to protecting and promoting the health and well-being of society’s most vulnerable populations.
Dr. Fletcher received his Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Kentucky College of Engineering in 1974 and graduated from the University of Kentucky College of Medicine in 1984. He currently resides in Kentucky and Georgia with his wife, Glenna. They have two children and seven grandchildren.