David Farner
Executive Vice President, Chief Strategic and Transformation Officer, UPMC
David M. Farner is executive vice president and chief of staff in the Office of the President at UPMC. Mr. Farner works closely with CEO Jeffrey A. Romoff on UPMC strategic opportunities and initiatives and plays an active role in the executive direction of UPMC. Additionally, he assumes a leadership role in the federal reimbursement issues and UPMC payor contracting strategy. Prior to Mr. Farner’s current position, he served as the Interim Chief Financial Officer for the System, and has served in numerous financial leadership roles over his 20 plus years at UPMC. Mr. Farner’s professional career began at the UPMC in 1986 as a Financial Analyst for Presbyterian University Hospital prior to his position at Arthur Anderson & Company from 1985-1986 as a Staff Auditor.