Michele R. Martz
Michele Martz has been part of the Maryland healthcare delivery system since 1989, when she began her career in finance at Memorial Hospital and Medical Center in Cumberland. Michele was named Vice President, Financial Services of the Western Maryland Health System in 2002. She moved into operations in 2012, serving as Vice President of Physician Enterprise. In January 2020, Michele was promoted to Chief Financial Officer of UPMC Western Maryland, and in January 2021, Michele was named President of UPMC Western Maryland, a 201-bed acute care facility with $340 million in operating revenues.
Michele has 33 years of healthcare experience and began her career in public accounting at Deloitte LLP in Pittsburgh, PA. She holds both a Bachelor’s degree and Master’s degree in Accounting from West Virginia University. Michele is a Certified Public Accountant and a Fellow in the American College of Healthcare Executives. She has completed training in both the ACHE Senior Executive Program, as well as the Baldrige Executive Fellows Program.
Michele is an active member of her community, serving on a wide variety of community organizations, including Treasurer of the County United Way, and the boards of directors at Allegany College of Maryland, the Cumberland Economic Development Corporation, and the Greater Cumberland Committee. She also serves on the national board of the American College of Healthcare Executives.