Desmond J. McDonald
Chair, UPMC Hamot Board of Directors
Desmond J. McDonald is president and chief executive officer of Solenoid Solutions Inc., a leading manufacturer of hydraulic and pneumatic valves and systems for the medical, defense, appliance, and alternative energy industries. Prior to joining Solenoid Solutions, Mr. McDonald was CEO and partner of Saegertown Manufacturing, following a 20-year career as the chief executive of several energy and aviation subsidiaries of FMC Technologies Inc.
Mr. McDonald received a bachelor’s degree in accounting from Villanova University and a master’s degree in business administration from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania.