USF Health Leadership

Richard J. Sobieray, MHA, MsEd, CPASenior Associate Vice President and Chief Financial Officer for USF Health, Vice Dean of Business and Finance for Morsani College of Medicine

Richard Sobieray joined USF Health December, 2014 to the lead the USF Physicians Group, the faculty practice plan for USF Health Morsani College of Medicine and its $260 million annual budget. He is now the Senior Associate Vice President and Chief Financial Officer for all of USF Health as well as the Vice Dean for Business and Finance for the Morsani College of Medicine, including the practice plan, managing a budget exceeding $850 million.

During his leadership of the USF Physicians Group, he led the financial and operational turnaround of the faculty practice plan. As a result, the practice plan is not only financially stable but is providing top quality care, including improving patient experience. Today, in addition to continue to oversee the finances of the practice plan and now all of all of USF Health, he works with the University leadership on the financing of the new USF Health Morsani College of Medicine building in downtown Tampa and the USF consolidation efforts.

Prior to joining USF Health, Rich was with the Ohio State University Wexner Center as Associate Vice President and Executive Director of OSU Physicians, Inc., the faculty practice plan for the University and Assistant Dean of Clinical Affairs for the Ohio State University College of Medicine. There he led the formation of the faculty practice plan, integrating almost 90 different subspecialty medical groups under a common umbrella. The new faculty practice plan had an annual budget approaching $700 million.

Rich was also a manager at Blue & Co., LLC, a leading regional accounting and consulting firm in the Midwest, where he worked with hospitals and medical groups.

He received his Master’s degrees in Health Administration and Allied Health Education from Indiana University and completed the Executive Leadership Program at Northwestern University’s Kellogg School of Management. He is also a Certified Public Accountant (Ohio – Inactive).