David Ertel is the Interim Senior Vice President for Business and Finance and Chief Financial Officer, effective January 1, 2017.
As Senior Vice President, he manages the functions of accounting and finance, including investing endowment and pension assets, information technology, human resources, supply chain, research administration, risk management, real estate planning and construction, buildings and grounds, auxiliaries including the Watsco Center, and campus police.
Ertel is also the Chief Financial Officer and Chief Strategy Officer for Health Affairs of the University, overseeing the finances and strategies of the Miller School of Medicine and the University of Miami Health System. His area of responsibilities includes budget and accounting, business development, short- and long-term planning, managed care contracting, and revenue cycle.
Prior to joining the University in 2016, Ertel was the Chief Financial Officer for the Einstein Healthcare Network in Philadelphia, an integrated multi-hospital system.
Previously Ertel was a Managing Director at Morgan Stanley and head of the National Health Care Group, advising health systems and academic medical centers in financial and strategic matters. Before his investment banking career, he was Budget Director of the New Jersey State Department of Human Services, managing budget planning and control activities.
Ertel has an M.B.A. and M.P.H. from Columbia University. He was also a Trustee and Chairman of the Finance Committee of the Princeton HealthCare System from 2004-2013.