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Sutter Health Finds New CFO

Analysis  |  By Amanda Schiavo  
   May 02, 2023

Dominic Nakis will work with outgoing CFO Brian Dean to ensure a smooth transition.

Sutter Health, a not-for-profit integrated health delivery system headquartered in Sacramento, California, with 24 acute care hospitals and over $14 billion in total revenue, has appointed Dominic Nakis as senior vice president and chief financial officer.

Nakis will serve as CFO for the next 12 to 18 months, while Sutter Health searches for a permanent replacement for departing CFO Brian Dean. Nakis will step into the role on May 15, working closely with Dean until his exit from the organization on July 1.

Nakis most recently served as CFO for Advocate Aurora Health. With 2022 revenue of $14.5 billion, Advocate Aurora Health which was based in the greater Chicago and Milwaukee areas is comprised of 26 hospitals and more than 500 sites of care, with 75,000 employees including 10,000 physicians.

"Dominic comes to Sutter with more than three decades of financial and leadership experience in the healthcare industry," Warner Thomas, Sutter Health president and CEO said in a release announcing Nakis’ appointment. "I am pleased we will have Dominic’s expertise to lead our financial operations and strategic perspective to support the organization’s goals of increasing access for our patients through ambulatory expansion plans and other investments."

Amanda Schiavo is the Finance Editor for HealthLeaders.

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