Vice President, Operations, UPMC Northwest, and Vice President of Human Resources, UPMC Hamot and UPMC Northwest
Brian Durniok serves as vice president of Human Resources at both UPMC Hamot and UPMC Northwest. In this capacity, Mr. Durniok is responsible for daily human resources activities including employee relations, employee safety and wellness services, talent acquisition, compensation, and regulatory compliance. Mr. Durniok also serves as vice president of operations at UPMC Northwest, where he is responsible for operational oversight for the hospital including nursing, the medical staff, and community outreach.
Mr. Durniok has more than 21 years of extensive experience in the human resources field, most of which was within the health care system. In 1995, Mr. Durniok joined Horizon Hospital, prior to its 1998 affiliation with UPMC, as director of Human Resources. In 2007, he was appointed vice president of Human Resources. Mr. Durniok was named vice president of human resources for UPMC Hamot and its affiliates in 2013, assuming both human resources and operations responsibilities at UPMC Northwest in 2014.
Mr. Durniok graduated from Thiel College in 1984 with a bachelor's degree in business.He received a master's degree in business administration from Baker College in 2001.