Barry C. Finn, MBA, CPA
Dynamic leader, strategic thinker, team builder and effective administrator are terms that describe Barry C. Finn, president and CEO of Rush Copley Medical Center. Finn will retire in November 2019, after 23 years at Rush Copley.
Finn was named president and CEO in 2002 after serving in the roles of Chief Operating Officer and Chief Financial Officer since 1996. In 2017, he assumed additional responsibilities as senior vice president and Hospital Integration Officer for the Rush University System for Health (RUSH). His 35 years of experience in the health care industry have been a boon to the medical center, as has his unparalleled leadership and administration of health care resources in a challenging era of fiscal management and rapid technological change. Carrying on the tradition of excellence established at Rush Copley, Finn brought high quality, state-of-the-art health care services to the rapidly growing Fox Valley area.
After earning a Bachelor of Science degree in accounting from Northern Illinois University he attained certification as a public accountant, and then went on to receive a Masters of Business Administration degree with an emphasis in Marketing and Strategy from J.L. Kellogg Graduate School of Management, Northwestern University.
Finn is active in many professional and civic organizations and currently serves as a Board Member for the March of Dimes-Chicago Market; as Lead Director on the Old Second Bancorp (NASDAQ: "OSBC") Board of Directors; and as Vice Chairman on the Rush Health Board of Directors. He has also served as Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Metropolitan Chicago Healthcare Council ("MCHC") and as the past President of Region 2B (Dupage, Kane and McHenry counties) for the Illinois Hospital Association.
Outside of Rush Copley, Finn has been a devoted high school booster for baseball and football and has served as a coach for several youth and teenage travel athletic teams. He and his wife also support numerous local religious and charitable organizations.