Chief Financial Officer
Joe DiRenzo, Chief Financial Officer, oversees HearingLife’s accounting and finance, contracting and revenue cycle management. He is responsible for managing the organizations financial health, including performance evaluation, cash management and investment planning.
Joe’s career has revolved around healthcare finance for the past 15 years, most recently serving as CFO of PHOENIX Physical Therapy, and more than a decade at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (UPMC).
His growth-oriented leadership facilitated continued and accelerated organic growth, as well as new clinics openings and acquisitions, resulting in significant revenue growth, earnings increases and ultimately a successful recapitalization at PHOENIX.
At UPMC, as Director of Finance for the Northern Community and Regional Hospitals, Joe managed more than a billion-dollar operating budget across 6 tertiary hospitals and their associated outpatient sites (surgical, imaging & cancer treatment centers as well as primary care and surgical specialty physician offices). Additionally, Joe provided financial leadership for several organization initiatives including mergers & acquisitions (M&A valuation, due diligence & integration) and service line strategy (surgical) with focus to market planning and productivity.
Joe’s passions include family, food, sports and philanthropy. He is involved in his family’s local sports-themed restaurant business, proudly serving quality food and fun in his hometown neighborhood in Pittsburgh (he is quick to brag about his family’s pizza recipe). He serves as President of an educational foundation for Penn State University students, and proudly fundraises for local health issues, hosting fundraisers, primarily for the epilepsy foundation and local families with children battling the disease.