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PeaceHealth names Oregon-based chief financial officer

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Portrait of Paul Warda

Eugene, Ore. – Paul Warda is joining PeaceHealth as the Oregon network’s new chief financial officer. His first day will be March 25. 
In this role, Warda will work in partnership with local and system leaders as PeaceHealth continues to focus on stewardship of its financial resources.

Warda’s experience includes more than a decade as vice president and CFO at Medstar Georgetown University Hospital in Washington, D.C., where he implemented strategies that transformed the financial operations of the 609-bed medical center and 560-member physician group. Most recently he served as senior vice president of finance and CFO for Baylor St. Luke’s Medical Center in Houston, Texas.

“Paul’s background includes 25 years as a senior healthcare executive with strong leadership experience in finance and operations,” said Mary Kingston, PeaceHealth Oregon chief executive. “His background and experience will make him a great addition to our healthcare ministry team.” 

Warda holds a bachelor’s degree in business administration from St. Bonaventure University in Olean, New York, and a Master of Business Administration, healthcare administration, from Regis University in Denver, Colorado. 

“I am extremely honored and humbled to be selected as the Oregon network CFO,” Warda said. “I am looking forward to working with the network’s exceptional leaders and caregivers to support their efforts of providing the highest quality of healthcare to the residents of Lane County and surrounding communities.” 


About PeaceHealth: PeaceHealth, based in Vancouver, Wash., is a not-for-profit Catholic health system offering care to communities in Washington, Oregon and Alaska. PeaceHealth has more than 15,000 caregivers, a group practice with more than 1,200 providers and 10 medical centers serving both urban and rural communities throughout the Northwest. In 1890, the Sisters of St. Joseph of Peace founded what has become PeaceHealth. The Sisters shared expertise and transferred wisdom from one medical center to another, always finding the best way to serve the unmet need for healthcare in their communities. Today, PeaceHealth is the legacy of the founding Sisters and continues with a spirit of respect, stewardship, collaboration and social justice in fulfilling its Mission. Visit us online at