Mark Mumford is Chief Executive of Nemours Delaware Valley Operations. He is a member of the Executive Cabinet, reporting to Nemours President and Chief Executive Officer R. Lawrence Moss, MD. Mark is based in Wilmington, Del., at the Nemours Children’s Hospital, Delaware.
Mark joined Nemours on September 1, 2020, and is responsible for all clinical operations at Nemours Children’s Hospital, Delaware and Nemours Children's Health, including ambulatory surgery centers and all primary, specialty and urgent care practices, as well as prevention efforts in Delaware, Pennsylvania, New Jersey and Maryland. Mark is a multifaceted and visionary leader with 30 years of experience helping complex organizations accomplish strategic and operational objectives. Prior to joining Nemours, Mark served as the Senior Vice President, Finance and Chief Financial Officer of Cincinnati Children’s Hospital. In that capacity, he played a leadership role in all aspects of the organization’s success, including a five-year effort that improved margins by more than $250 million annually, which allowed investment in highly successful research and community programs.
He also oversaw and managed the Treasury function and increased cash and investments from $1.1 billion to $3.8 billion in seven years, while simultaneously achieving strategic objectives that resulted in improved patient outcomes, a wider footprint in community health and unprecedented research success. Mark is exceptional at versatility in balancing growth and efficiency, while nurturing cultural pillars that support sustainability.
Prior to his position at Cincinnati Children’s Hospital, Mark held executive financial positions with highly recognized corporations, like P.F. Chang’s China Bistro and PetSmart. During that time, he led efforts that transformed investor relations, helped to build and leverage new infrastructure, and maximized profits, all while minimizing risk.
Mark received his bachelor’s degree in accountancy from Arizona State University, joined the public accounting firm Deloitte and Touche, and earned his CPA. Active in the startup and entrepreneurial community, he serves on the board of directors of Cintrifuse, an innovation hub, and health-tech firms Cincytech and Enable Injections. He is a past board member of the Arizona Miss America organization and the Cincinnati Chamber of Commerce.