As Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Northwestern Memorial HealthCare, John A. Orsini has proven expertise in the strategic financial management of multi-hospital health systems and has more than 30 years of healthcare finance experience. Mr. Orsini assumed his current role after the 2014 merger of Northwestern Medicine and Cadence Health, where he was the Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer.
Prior to joining Cadence Health, Mr. Orsini was the Chief Financial Officer of Presence Health, a 12-hospital system created by the merger of Resurrection Health Care and Provena Health. During his tenure there, he made significant contributions to the financial strength of the organization, including the detailed financial work around the merger of the two healthcare systems.
Earlier in his career, Mr. Orsini held the position of Corporate Vice President, Finance, and Treasurer for Scripps Health, a four-hospital nonprofit health system in San Diego. He also served in a series of financial leadership roles with Dignity Health (formerly Catholic Healthcare West), a nonprofit health system consisting of 40 full-service hospitals in California, Arizona and Nevada.
Mr. Orsini holds a Bachelor of Science in accounting from Arizona State University, Phoenix, and is a licensed Certified Public Accountant. He began his career in auditing for the Arizona Department of Health Services in 1985.