Mike De Luca
Vice President & Chief Financial Officer
Mike De Luca is Vice President & Chief Financial Officer. In his role, De Luca oversees Sound’s financial health and stability, directs its strategic financial planning and manages the organization’s financial risks. He brings a unique perspective to his role, having developed a robust orientation in Lean management principals, particularly in healthcare finance and accounting as well as clinical care delivery.
Previous to Sound, De Luca served in finance roles with increasing responsibility at Group Health Cooperative, leading to his role as Executive Director of Finance, before launching Torre Consulting, a Lean consulting firm with specialization in finance, accounting and revenue cycle, in 2014.
At the national level, De Luca has authored numerous finance and accounting articles, co-authored the book “Practicing Lean Accounting” and is a sought-after speaker at national conferences such as Lean Summit, Lean Accounting Summit and Beyond Budgeting Conferences. He is a lecturer in finance and accounting The Ohio State University Master of Business Operational Excellence program and serves on the faculty at the Lean Enterprise Institute.
De Luca has an MS in Finance from Seattle University; an MA in Russian and East European Studies from Indiana University; and a BA in Russian Language, Literature and Linguistics from the University of Rochester. He is a Fellow of the Healthcare Financial Management Association, from which he also holds the Certified Healthcare Financial Professional designation, and a Certified Lean Six Sigma Master Black Belt with the Management Strategy Institute.