Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer
University of Pennsylvania Health System
3400 Spruce Street
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Keith Kasper is the senior vice president and chief financial officer for the University of Pennsylvania Health System (UPHS). In this role, he is responsible for leading the health system’s capital and operating budget process, providing financial support in the development of strategic and operating plans, integrating financial services to support UPHS business objectives and missions, leading the implementation and oversight of efficient customer-focused financial processes and systems, and providing appropriate management controls and stewardship of assets. Mr. Kasper joined UPHS as associate vice president of financial operations and budget in 2004 and more recently held the position of vice president of operations, finance, and budget. Prior to coming to UPHS he was the chief financial officer of Hahnemann University Hospital in Philadelphia and spent 14 years previously in senior financial roles in hospitals around the country. Mr. Kasper holds a bachelor of science degree in accounting from Saint Joseph’s University and a master of business administration degree from the University of Phoenix. He is a member of the Healthcare Financial Management Association and was recently named the 2010 CFO of the year by the Philadelphia Business Journal.