Nicholas J. Barcellona

Nicholas J. Barcellona, Chief Financial Officer and Vice President, Pediatric Service Line

Vice President of Operations, UPMC Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh
Vice President of Pediatric and Academic Affairs, UPMC Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh
Executive Administrator, University of Pittsburgh Physicians Department of Pediatrics

Nick Barcellona assumed the role of Vice President of Operations for UPMC Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh in April 2019. He has been the Vice President of Pediatric and Academic Affairs and the Executive Administrator for the Department of Pediatrics since February 2015. In this role, he is responsible for the oversight of operations and administration for UPMC Children’s Hospital’s surgical services, the Department of Pediatrics, and all of UPMC Children’s ambulatory services on its main campus in Lawrenceville and locations throughout the region.

Nick joined UPMC in 2005 as a Senior Financial Analyst in the Corporate Finance Department, and then in 2007 became Staff Associate to the Chief Financial Officer of the Hospital and Community Services Division. In 2009, he became the CFO of UPMC Mercy, and worked in that capacity through July of 2013. He continues to support the division CFO in all activities as needed. Before coming to UPMC, Nick was employed at General Electric (GE), where he held the position of Auditor on the Corporate Audit Staff, and was a graduate of GE’s two year Financial Management Program. He holds a Bachelor of Science degree from the Pennsylvania State University in Computer Engineering, and a Master of Business Administration degree from the University of Pittsburgh Katz Graduate School of Business.

Nick and his wife have a daughter and two sons. He enjoys a number of sports and outdoor activities including ice hockey, soccer, golf and skiing. He is a member of HFMA, HAP and AAAP. Nick is a board member at the Woodlands Foundation and Children’s Community Pediatrics, and enjoys volunteering his time through a variety of other organizations including the United Way. He was recognized in 2010 by Pittsburgh Magazine as one of Pittsburgh’s 40 under 40