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Delvecchio S. Finley

Delvecchio S. Finley

President, Atrium Health Navicent

Delvecchio S. Finley, FACHE, is president of Atrium Health Navicent (AHN), a part of the Atrium Health enterprise, one of the largest non-profit and leading academic health systems in the United States. As a member of the executive leadership team, Finley is responsible for providing leadership and strategic direction for the meaningful, measurable goals that will position Atrium Health Navicent's strategic growth and success. Finley also leads the Atrium Health Navicent integration, as well as the implementation of new technology platforms that position AHN to embrace market dynamics and excel.

With more than 20 years of health care leadership experience, Finley joined Atrium Health Navicent in 2021, following Navicent's strategic combination with Atrium Health. Previously, Finley served as chief executive officer of Alameda Health System. Additional leadership positions held throughout his career include chief executive officer of LA County/Harbor-UCLA Medical Center and interim chief operating officer for Laguna Honda Hospital and Rehabilitation Center.

A Georgia native, Finley received his bachelor's degree in chemistry from Emory University in Atlanta before obtaining a master's degree in public policy from the Sanford Institute for Public Policy at Duke University in Durham, N.C. Through hard work and a solid educational foundation, Finley quickly established himself within the health care industry, becoming a first-time CEO in his mid-30s.

A Fellow of the American College of Healthcare Executives, Finley currently serves as Immediate Past Chair for the organization. He is also a former board member for the American Hospital Association, a member of the Council on Healthcare Spending and Value and the past-chair of the America's Essential Hospitals Institute. Finley serves on the Georgia Hospital Association's board of trustees, on the Georgia Alliance of Community Hospitals' board of directors and executive committee and is a board member for the Georgia Chamber of Commerce, Central Georgia Health Network, Secure Health, Phoenix Healthcare Management Services, and the Georgia Research Alliance.

He has previously served as chair-elect of the California Association of Public Hospitals and Health Systems and a member of the California Hospitals Association board of directors, as well as multiple locally based health boards, prior to his selection to lead Atrium Health Navicent.

Finley has been recognized by industry peers for several awards and commendations, including Modern Healthcare's Top 25 Minorities in Healthcare Watch List and its Up and Comers Award, Becker's Hospital Review Top Healthcare Executives under 40 and received the Robert S. Hudgens Young Healthcare Executive of the Year Award by the American College of Healthcare Executives organization. He was also named one of Modern Healthcare's Top 25 Diversity Leaders in Healthcare for 2021 and 2023, and was included on Georgia Trend's GEORGIA 500 list of most influential leaders of 2022 and 2023.