Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center and Schoellkopf Health Center announced Richard Braun Jr. has come on board as executive vice president and chief financial officer, effective May 18.
Braun has extensive health care leadership experience, most recently serving as senior vice president of operations and chief operating officer for Upper Allegheny Health System (UAHS), where he also served as senior vice president of finance, and chief financial officer; and as regional chief financial officer for Kaleida Health-Twin Tier.
Prior to his roles with UAHS, Braun spent time working in Amsterdam, Brooklyn and at Buffalo General Hospital. He holds a Bachelor of Science degree in accounting from Canisius College. Following his graduation from Canisius, Braun joined the accounting firm Ernst & Young as senior manager.