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Michael A. Szubski, CPA, MBA, FHFMA

Michael Szubski, CPA, MBA, FHFMA

Michael A. Szubski, CPA, MBA, FHFMA

Chief Financial Officer


Michael A. Szubski is Chief Financial Officer of University Hospitals. Mr. Szubski joined University Hospitals in 2003, and has held several executive leadership roles, including Chief Operating Officer of all the owned acute care hospitals and Chief Financial Officer at UH Cleveland Medical Center. Mr. Szubski has been the system’s CFO since 2008.

In his current role, Mr. Szubski is responsible for all financial, treasury, managed care contracting, insurance, revenue cycle, information technology, supply chain and materials management services. He also leads UH Ventures – the innovation, commercialization and venturing division of the UH system.

Prior to joining University Hospitals, Mr. Szubski served as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer at EMH Regional Healthcare System. In addition, Mr. Szubski served as Vice President of Operations at UnitedHealthcare of Ohio, Inc. (Cleveland), a business unit of UnitedHealth Group, one of the nation’s largest health care management services companies. Mr. Szubski also served as Assistant Vice President and Controller at Mt. Sinai Medical Center (Cleveland) and, prior to that, held several positions at Ernst & Young.

Mr. Szubski received his Bachelor of Arts Degree in Accounting and Political Science from Baldwin Wallace University and a Masters of Business Administration from Case Western Reserve University. He is a Certified Public Accountant in Ohio and a Fellow of the Healthcare Financial Management Association.

Mr. Szubski is a member of the Premier, Inc. Board Advisory Committee and served on the American Hospital Association Regional Policy Board (5) from 2017 - 2022 and on the Board of the Ohio Hospital Association from 2011-2016. He also serves on numerous UH related boards, including Western Reserve Assurance Co, UH Holdings, Inc., and UH Coordinated Care Organization (ACO with 600,000 attributed lives). Mr, Szubski is a member of the HFMA Large System CFO Council and has been recognized by Crain’s Cleveland Business as “CFO of the Year” in 2010, and is routinely distinguished by Becker’s Healthcare as one of the “100 Hospital and Health System CFO’s to Know.” In 2022, Becker’s Healthcare named Mr. Szubski one of “8 Highly Successful Health System CEO-CFO Duos.”