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Brian Fritz

President Westmoreland, Latrobe & Frick Hospitals

Fritz Brian[1]Brian Fritz brings more than 15 years of experience in healthcare operations to his role as president for Westmoreland, Latrobe, and Frick Hospitals. He started his career at Independence Health System (formerly Excela Health) in 2007 after completing an Administrative Residency and Fellowship. In 2014, he joined Pinnacle Health System (now known as UPMC Central PA) in Harrisburg, serving as the Senior Director of Business Operations. In 2020, Fritz returned to Independence Health System as the System Vice President of Surgical Services.

He holds a Bachelor’s degree in Health Policy and Administration from the Pennsylvania State University and a Master’s Degree in Business Administration from Waynesburg University. A Ligonier native, he is a board member of the Westmoreland County Economic Growth Connection. He and his wife, Megan, are the parents of two daughters and live in Unity Township, Westmoreland County.