Pennsylvania’s Vincentian has appointed Dean Owrey the organization’s president and CEO effective Nov. 1.
Owrey joined the Vincentian team in February 2020 as chief financial officer and spearheaded a digital transformation of finance tools for the not-for-profit health care and human services organization.
He has more than 30 years of strategic leadership experience. Owrey was most recently with UPMC, where he served as vice president and chief financial officer of UPMC Enterprises and UPMC Corporate Services. Among other initiatives at UPMC, he led the adoption of award-winning technology business management principles and oversaw a $700 million budget.
Previously, Owrey was a partner at Ernst & Young and led teams across a portfolio of healthcare, insurance and other clients in Western Pennsylvania, West Virginia and Ohio.
Throughout his career, Owrey has held board member positions for several non-profit organizations, including as treasurer for the American Red Cross-Southwestern PA Chapter. He is the current head coach for the Quaker Valley High School boys varsity baseball team.
Owrey earned his bachelor’s degree in business management and accounting from the University of Pittsburgh.
“I am honored and humbled to serve Vincentian in this new way,” he said. “Guided by our pledge to ‘Share Everything, Keep Nothing,’ Vincentian will continue to invest in the people we serve, the people who serve, and our campuses and programs as we approach 100 years of providing care to Pittsburghers of all ages.”
Vincentian, founded by the Sisters of Charity Nazareth in 1924, now cares for more than 2,000 seniors and children per year at seven sites across Allegheny County, Pennsylvania.