Tim Tarnowski
SVP, Chief Transformation Officer and CIO

Tim Tarnowski has been happily married for thirty-five years and has two adult sons.  His interests include spending time with his family and outdoor activities.


He is currently Senior Vice President, Chief Transformation Officer and CIO for UMass Memorial Health Care, Inc. and has been a healthcare executive for the past 30 years.  Prior to joining UMass in November 2014, he served in executive leadership roles at IU Health, University of Kentucky, Stanford Health and Columbus Regional Health.


Tim has been accountable for leading transformational change initiatives and revitalizing information services functions.  This work includes establishing enterprise transformation approaches, governance models and strategy execution approaches.  He has successfully established several enterprise-wide Lean Six Sigma functions and has led large, enterprise wide EMR and financial systems implementations.


For the past ten years, Tim has served as a Board member for LHP Engineering Solutions, LLC, an embedded software solutions company.  He has also served in community leadership roles including Economic Development, Visitors Center and Connected Community Partnership.


Tim earned an MBA from ESADE in Barcelona, Spain and a Master of International Management at The Garvin School of International Management, Glendale, AZ.  He has completed advanced Lean Six Sigma education programs and is passionate about working with his teams to make improvements every day.