Chief Financial Officer and Chief Operating Officer, Penn State Health
Steve Massini is chief operating officer and chief financial officer for Penn State Health. As COO/CFO, he oversees the strategic functions for the growing health system including business development, finance, population health initiatives and health care joint ventures.
Massini joined Milton S. Hershey Medical Center in 2015 as chief financial officer. Previously, he served in executive positions for Geisinger Health System and Highmark. Since coming to Hershey, Massini has played a vital role in financial oversight of all components of the health system and has provided valuable insights for the strategic planning process.
Massini joined Penn State Health from Geisinger Health System, where he worked from 2010 to 2015. He first joined the organization as chief financial officer of the Geisinger Clinic in Danville and was promoted to chief administrative officer in 2014.
As a member of Geisinger’s executive leadership team, Massini was directly involved in the review and approval of all system strategies, major capital expenditures, mergers and acquisitions, and other key system initiatives.
From 1997 to 2009, Massini held various leadership positions within the Highmark family of companies. His roles included executive vice president and chief financial officer of HVHC, a subsidiary of Highmark focused on providing vision services, including retail optical stores and insurance products. In this role, he was responsible for all aspects of finance, including accounting and financial reporting, treasury, corporate development, financial planning and analysis, tax and investor relations. He managed three separate divisional CFOs and a combined staff of 75 finance professionals.
He also served for five years as director of Mergers & Acquisitions and Investor Relations for Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield form 1997 to 2002. Massini’s resume also includes 12 years of experience with the public accounting and auditing firm Ernst and Young.
Massini is a Penn State alumnus, having received his bachelor’s degree in accounting with honors in 1985. He is a certified public accountant and a member of the Healthcare Financial Management Association.
Massini and his wife, Shari, who is also a Penn State graduate, live in Harrisburg.