Becker's CEO + CFO Roundtable 2019: 4 Questions with Anthony Seminaro, Region Chief Financial Officer for Mercy Health Youngstown

Anthony Seminaro, MBA, serves as Region Chief Financial Officer for Mercy Health Youngstown.

On November 11th, Anthony will serve on the panel "3 Changes to Make to Improve Your Revenue Cycle in 2020" at Becker's 8th Annual CEO + CFO Roundtable. As part of an ongoing series, Becker's is talking to healthcare leaders who plan to speak at the conference, which will take place November 11-13, 2019 in Chicago.

To learn more about the conference and Anthony's session, click here.

Question: What is the single most important thing you need to do in your role? (Ie: What do you have to be great at?)

Anthony Seminaro: I have to be agile. Each day brings new challenges and I have to be prepared to respond and lead through each challenge.

Q: If you acquired $10 million dollars with no strings attached today, how would you invest or spend it?

AS: I would do 4 things: 1) I would give to God and those in need. 2) I would invest in Real Estate. 3) I would get into venture capital investments and take some calculated risks. 4) I would spend a little.

Q: There is a lot to improve upon in healthcare. Of the many issues that hold your attention, what is the one you consider exceptionally imperative and urgent?

AS: Healthcare leaders today need skills and talents that span beyond those emphasized during formal training and higher education.

Q: What is one specific competency that you learned or sharpened in real life? Or: What one specific competency do you believe up-and-coming healthcare leaders would benefit from strengthening outside the classroom?

AS: Emotional intelligence is an important to have. It can be the key to personal and professional success.


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