Anthony Tersigni, EdD, FACHE is Executive Board Chair of Ascension Capital LLC, Ascension’s healthcare investment fund.
Dr. Tersigni previously served as President and CEO of Ascension, a healthcare organization dedicated to transformation through innovation across the continuum of care. Throughout his more than 40 years of experience, Dr. Tersigni has garnered the ability to recognize, then capitalize, on growth opportunities to maximize success. Prior to becoming the first President and CEO of Ascension in 2012, Dr. Tersigni had served as President and CEO of Ascension Health since 2004. Previously, he served as Ascension Health’s Executive Vice President and COO from 2001 to 2003. From 1995 to 2000, Dr. Tersigni was President and Chief Executive Officer at St. John Health, Detroit (now Ascension St. John), which at that time was Ascension Health’s largest integrated health system. He also served the St. John system as Executive Vice President and COO from 1994 to 1995. In addition to his appointment as Clinical Assistant Professor of Medical Education at Dell Medical School at The University of Texas at Austin, Dr. Tersigni has shared his expertise with more than 20 professional organizations. Dr. Tersigni is currently serving as a Board member for the Saint Louis University, the National Council Society of St. Vincent de Paul Foundation, the National Catholic Bioethics Center, the Economic Club of Detroit and the St. Louis Regional Business Council of which he was previously Board Chair. He is a Board member and former Board Chair of the Healthcare Leadership Council, and is the former Board Chair of the Catholic Health Association of the United States.