Warren Hern, President

Mr. Hern is President and CEO of EastBay Ventures where he provides early phase companies with start up capital and advisory services. Prior to creating EastBay Mr. Hern was Co-CEO of Rochester Regional Health and CEO of Unity Health System, a major provider of Healthcare and Senior Housing based in Rochester, NY with locations in Europe and Asia. At some 15,000 employees, Rochester Regional is the second largest employer in the Greater Rochester area and one of the largest employers in New York State. In 2014 Unity Health System was recognized by the Democrat and Chronicle as the Top Employer in Greater Rochester and in 2015 was recognized by Forbes as one of the Top 200 Places to Work in the U.S. Prior to becoming CEO of Rochester Regional and Unity Health Mr. Hern served as the CFO of Unity Health System where he was involved in the industry professional organization, Healthcare Financial Management Association.


Mr. Hern also serves as a Director of Iuvo Biosciences, ecMD iCircle and the Venture Jobs Foundation. He has also served on several community Boards including Nazareth College and Center for Governmental Research. In 1997 he served as National Chairman of the 35,000-member association.


Mr. Hern holds a BA in Accounting from Southern New Hampshire University and an MBA in Finance from Rochester Institute of Technology Saunders School of Business. 


Warren and his wife Kathy reside in Webster, NY.