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Rob DeMichiei

Board Director and Strategic Advisor, Former CFO

Robert DeMichiei is a Board Director and Strategic Advisor and Former Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of UPMC.

Rob is the retired Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of UPMC, a $20B+ nonprofit health system and leading health care provider and insurer. During his time at UPMC, Rob implemented best practices in controllership, with UPMC achieving voluntary SOX 404 certification in 2006. He also led UPMC’s activity-based costing/service-line implementation and Consumerism initiatives. In addition to Finance, Rob led the Supply Chain Management and Revenue Cycle functions, driving integration, technology infusion and process improvement/efficiency throughout the organization. Rob’s teams created a number of healthcare technology solutions, three of which were commercialized and spun-off.

Before his 16-year tenure as UPMC CFO, he held various executive finance roles with the General Electric Co. (GE). He served as manager of finance, global business development & integration for GE Energy and as chief financial officer for GE Transportation Systems’ Global Service Operations. He also spent 10 years with Price Waterhouse in Pittsburgh.

Rob currently serves on the Board of Directors of Waystar, where he is the Audit, Compliance and ESG Committee Chair, and he is a Strategic Advisor for Health Catalyst (NASDAQ; HCAT). He also serves as the Board Chair of the United Way of Southwestern Pennsylvania, Investment Committee Chair of AAA East Central, and Finance Committee Chair of the Seton Hill University Board of Trustees. Rob has a BA in Business Economics from the University of Pittsburgh.


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