Glass to Become CEO, President of Medical Mutual of Ohio | Local News

Steven C. Glass has been named CEO and Chairman of Medical Mutual of Ohio, effective August 1, Bob King, Senior Director of Medical Mutual’s Board of Directors, announced May 19.

He will succeed Rick Chiricosta, who will stay on until the end of 2022 to help Glass with the transition.

Glass will also serve on the board of directors of Medical Mutual.

“I am honored to have been selected as the next CEO and Chairman of Medical Mutual,” Glass said in a press release. “I look forward to serving the employees, members and customers of Medical Mutual, building on the culture of strength, commitment and excellence that Rick has built.”

Glass, a longtime Clevelander, joined the Cleveland Clinic in 2002 and was named the organization’s chief financial officer in 2005. In this role, he was responsible for the overall financial operations of the Cleveland Clinic and its subsidiaries worldwide. entire. Previously, he was vice president of finance for MedStar Health, a healthcare delivery system in the Mid-Atlantic region.

“His focus on quality, integrity and innovation was very clear during the interview process,” King said in the statement. “That, coupled with his extensive experience in the healthcare field and his knowledge and understanding of the Ohio market, led to the board’s decision. The employees, members and customers of Medical Mutual are in good hands.

“I am happy to welcome Steve to Medical Mutual. His focus on quality, integrity and innovation was very clear during the interview process. That, combined with his extensive experience in the healthcare field and his knowledge and understanding of the Ohio market, led to the board’s decision. The employees, members and customers of Medical Mutual are in good hands.

Chiricosta said in the statement, “I couldn’t be more excited for our business. Steve brings with him a wide range of skills and deep leadership qualities. He also brings a competitive spirit and a collaborative nature – a very powerful combination that will serve Medical Mutual’s culture-first and growth strategy very well,”

Glass earned a Bachelor of Science in Accounting from Towson University in Maryland and is a Certified Public Accountant. He is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, the Ohio Society of Certified Public Accountants, the Healthcare Financial Management Association, the Health Management Academy, and is currently Chairman of the Board of the Ohio Hospital Association. .

Glass and his wife, Jennifer, reside in Rocky River with their three children.