Jefferson Regional Medical Center President and Chief Executive Officer Announces His Retirement
Jefferson Hills, PA - February 15, 2011
Thomas P. Timcho has announced that he will retire as president and chief executive officer of Jefferson Regional Medical Center effective May 31, 2011. Mr. Timcho was appointed president and chief executive officer in September 2004 after serving as interim president and chief operating officer and previously as senior vice president and chief financial officer.
During his 30 year career, Timcho held leadership positions at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (1994-1999) and Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh (1982-1994). He has also held management positions with Ernst & Young Consulting and U.S. Steel Corporation. His service as a first lieutenant with the Army included a tour of duty in South Vietnam.
Timcho earned Bachelor of Science and Master of Business Administration degrees at the University of Pittsburgh. He is a licensed Certified Public Accountant in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. His professional affiliations include memberships in the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, Pennsylvania Institute of Certified Public Accountants, and Healthcare Financial Management Association Western Pennsylvania Chapter, where is a member and past president. He was appointed Healthcare Executive in Residence at the University of Pittsburgh Graduate School of Public Health in September 2005.
He has been honored with the American College of Healthcare Executives Senior-Level Healthcare Regent’s Award in January 2007 and the Pittsburgh Business Times Diamond Award in 2009 as CEO of the Year for Non-Profit Organizations, honoring leaders who shine in tough times.
“It is with mixed emotions that I leave Jefferson Regional Medical Center,” says Timcho. “I have enjoyed my work here tremendously. However, at this point in my life I look forward to traveling and spending time with my wife, Donna, and my family, especially my granddaughter.” Timcho adds “I am confident that I am leaving a strong executive team in place at Jefferson Regional.”
The leadership succession plans will be announced later in the spring.