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UPMC Leadership

UPMC is governed by a volunteer, unpaid Board of Directors that represents a broad cross-section of the communities and constituencies we serve.  The board is consistently at the forefront in implementing best-in-class corporate governance practices and transparency standards.

One third of the UPMC Board of Directors’ votes are cast by directors appointed by the University of Pittsburgh; one third by individuals elected from the community at-large; and one third by individuals appointed by or historically involved in the governance of UPMC’s hospitals.

Committees of the board include Audit, Ethics & Compliance, Executive Compensation, Finance, Governance & Nominating, Inclusion & Diversity, International and Commercial Services Division, Investment and Quality Patient Care.



G. Nicholas Beckwith III

First Vice Chairperson: Stephen R. Tritch
Second Vice Chairperson: Mark J. Laskow
Chairperson, Finance Committee: Robert M. Hernandez
President and CEO: Jeffrey A. Romoff
Treasurer: C. Talbot Heppenstall Jr.
Chief Financial Officer: Robert A. DeMichiei
Corporate Secretary: Michele P. Jegasothy
Assistant Corporate Secretary: Heidi J. VanGorder




Esther Barazzone, PhD
Chatham University
G. Nicholas Beckwith III
Chairman and Chief Executive Officer
Arch Street Management, LLC

Esther L. Bush
President and Chief Executive Officer
Urban League of Greater Pittsburgh

Mary Jo Dively
Vice President and General Counsel
Carnegie Mellon University 

Alan R. Guttman
Chief Executive Officer
The Guttman Group

Richard S. Hamilton
AAA East Central 

Howard W. Hanna III 
Chairman and CEO
Hanna Holdings

Robert M. Hernandez
RTI International Metals Inc. 

Margaret P. Joy
McCarthy, McDonald, Schulberg & Joy

Mark J. Laskow
Managing Director
Greycourt & Co. Inc.

The Honorable Lisa Pupo Lenihan
Magistrate Judge
U.S. District Court, Western District of Pennsylvania 


Robert G. Lovett
Lovett Bookman Harmon Marks LLP

Arthur S. Levine, MD
Senior Vice Chancellor for the Health Sciences
Dean, School of Medicine
University of Pittsburgh 

W. Duff McCrady
McCrady Corporation

Desmond J. McDonald
President and CEO
Solenoid Solutions, Inc.

Robert W. Montler
President and CEO
Lee Industries, Inc.
Mark A. Nordenberg
Chancellor and Chief Executive Officer
University of Pittsburgh

Martin G. McGuinn    
Former Chairman and CEO   
Mellon Financial Corp.  

Marlee S. Myers
Managing Partner, Pittsburgh Office, Morgan Lewis &
Bockius LLP 

William E. Strickland, Jr.
President and Chief Executive Officer
Manchester Bidwell Corporation

John H. Pelusi Jr.
Chief Executive Officer and Vice Chairman, HHF, Inc.      
Managing Director and Managing Member
Holliday Fenoglio Fowler LP  

Stephen R. Tritch
Former Chairman
Westinghouse Electric Company





 Sunil Wadhwani
Chairman and Co-Founder
iGATE Capital Corporation



Executive Leadership

UPMC’s executive leadership is responsible for policy implementation and management of programs, services, facilities and support operations that make Life Changing Medicine possible at UPMC.

See list of UPMC's Executive Leadership.

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