Marco Priolo named new vice president, chief financial officer of Upper Chesapeake Health
By Aegis staff
Dec 02, 2020 at 12:13 PM
University of Maryland Upper Chesapeake Health has appointed Marco Priolo at its new vice president and chief financial officer.
In this role, Priolo is responsible for the direction and administration of the financial operations of UCH, according to a news release. He will participate in strategic planning and operational planning, in alignment with the health system’s annual operating plan, annual capital plan and strategic capital plan.
“Marco Priolo brings an incredibly diverse background in finance, operations and planning to UM Upper Chesapeake Health,” said Lyle E. Sheldon, the president and CEO of Upper Chesapeake. “His knowledge and expertise make Marco a great addition to our team of professionals.”
Priolo has spent the last seven years in various positions with the Johns Hopkins Health System, most recently as the director of financial innovation with The Johns Hopkins Hospital. Prior to that role he served as the director of business development with the Johns Hopkins Medicine Community Division. He has also held positions at Remedi SeniorCare, KPMG LLP and Hertzbach & Co.
He also teaches in the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health and at Johns Hopkins University.
A certified public accountant, Priolo received his Master of Health Sciences degree from the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health and a Bachelor’s in Natural Sciences with a minor in Entrepreneurship and Management from Johns Hopkins University. He also holds a Project Management Professional certification through the Project Management Institute.
Active in the community, Priolo serves on various boards and commissions including the Maryland Health Insurance Coverage Protection Commission; Healthcare Financial Management Association, Maryland Chapter; and Wrestling to Beat the Streets. He is also a volunteer assistant coach with the Johns Hopkins University wrestling team and served as an executive committee member of Johns Hopkins University Blue Jays Unlimited.
University of Maryland Upper Chesapeake Health includes the Upper Chesapeake Medical Center and the Patricia D. and M. Scot Kaufman Cancer Center in Bel Air, and Harford Memorial Hospital in Havre de Grace. It also operates The Klein Family Harford Crisis Center for behavioral health and the Senator Bob Hooper House in Forest Hill, an assisted living facility that specializes in hospice. UCH is the largest private employer in Harford County.