Nickolas A. Vitale, Executive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer

Nickolas A. Vitale has been executive vice president and chief financial officer of Beaumont Health System since June 2011. Before then, he served as Beaumont's senior vice president, Financial Operations.

Vitale has been in health care finance since 1980 and has held a variety of financial administrative positions including:

  • Controller, Rehabilitation Institute of Michigan, 1985
  • Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, Children's Hospital of Michigan, 1988
  • Vice President and Controller, Detroit Medical Center, 1998
  • Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, Detroit Medical Center, 1999
  • Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, Bon Secours Cottage Health Services, 2003

Vitale is a former fellow and a certified managed care professional in the Healthcare Financial Management Association. He is also a fellow of the American College of Healthcare Executives.

Vitale is a member of the board for the Michigan American Diabetes Association and serves on the National Audit Committee of the American Diabetes Association.

Vitale is a former board member of the National American Diabetes Association, (ADA), former Chair of the National Finance Committee of the ADA, former chair of the Eugene Applebaum College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences at Wayne State University. He is also a former Board Member of Wayne Community Living Services; the Birmingham YMCA; and the U of M Club of Greater Detroit. He also served as a board member and treasurer of the Boys and Girls Club of Troy, and as a board member, treasurer and vice president of the Ronald McDonald House of Greater Detroit.

Vitale received his bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from Western Michigan University and his master’s degree in Business Administration from Wayne State University.