EVP & Chief Financial Officer
For the last five years, Tony has provided financial and strategic leadership across Versiti, Inc. and its four affiliate blood centers, playing a critical role in the growth of Versiti. Tony’s areas of responsibility include leadership for the Finance, Supply Chain, Corporate Development, Information Services, Facilities and Fleet functions of Versiti and its affiliates.
Tony and his teams look to bring value to Versiti by utilizing the unique knowledge, expertise and best practices of the affiliates to standardize and optimize policies, processes and tools across his organization, and by effectively deploying resources through investment and financial management to drive both organic and inorganic growth.
Tony has more than 25 years of experience leading areas of corporate finance, supply chain, corporate development and information systems, primarily in the pharmaceuticals industry. Tony’s most recent role prior to joining Versiti was as Vice President, Global Purchasing and Supplier Management at Baxter Healthcare Corporation in Deerfield, Ill, with nearly $7 billion under spend management. Prior to that role, Tony also served as Vice President, Finance for Baxter’s Hemophilia and Biotherapeutics business lines, supporting over $6 billion in annual revenue. Prior to Baxter, Tony held various leadership roles at Pfizer Inc. and Eli Lilly & Company, including an overseas assignment as Director of Finance for Eli Lilly’s China business, headquartered in Shanghai.
Tony earned his bachelor’s (in Math and Economics) and master’s degrees (Industrial Relations) from the University of Wisconsin-Madison, and also holds an MBA from the University of Chicago’s Booth School of Business.