Pittsburgh Mercy Announces Eric. C. Barley as CFO


Pittsburgh Mercy, one of the largest health and human service nonprofit organizations in Southwestern Pennsylvania, announces the appointment of Eric C. Barley as Chief Financial Officer (CFO).

Pittsburgh Mercy, part of Trinity Health, serving in the tradition of the Sisters of Mercy, offers behavioral health, intellectual disabilities, and community health services, and serves more than 32,000 people annually. With 1,700 employees, Pittsburgh Mercy is also one of the region’s largest employers.

As CFO, Barley is responsible for accounting, auditing, budgeting, financial reporting, and other essential financial data across Pittsburgh Mercy, including its grant-making foundation, McAuley Ministries. Pittsburgh Mercy has annual operating revenue of $91 million. 

“Eric has an in-depth understanding of the many complexities of the health and human service industry and of our organization’s financial workings. We’re delighted to be working with him in this capacity,” stated Ray Wolfe, Chief Operating Officer (COO) at Pittsburgh Mercy. 

Barley has more than 15 years of commensurate experience in accounting, auditing, budgeting, and financial reporting. Prior to his appointment as CFO, Barley served as interim CFO and fiscal director at Pittsburgh Mercy, where he successfully led the accounting and payroll departments through several technology conversions and implementations.

Earlier in his career, Barley worked in the business advisory and audit services division at PriceWaterhouseCoopers and Deloitte & Touche, and as a senior audit specialist at Bayer USA. 

Barley earned a Bachelor of Science degree in accounting at East Stroudsburg University and the University of Arizona in Tucson. He is licensed in Pennsylvania as a Certified Public Accountant.

Barley resides in Richmond, Ohio.

About Pittsburgh Mercy

Pittsburgh Mercy, part of Trinity Health, serving in the tradition of the Sisters of Mercy, is one of the region’s largest health and social service nonprofits and also one of its largest employers. Pittsburgh Mercy includes McAuley Ministries, Mercy Behavioral Health, Mercy Community Health, Mercy Intellectual Disabilities Services, Mercy Parish Nurse and Health Ministry Program, Operation Safety Net®, and Pittsburgh Mercy Family Health Center. Together, these Pittsburgh Mercy programs and its 1,700 employees serve more than 32,000 individuals annually at more than 60 locations in Southwestern Pennsylvania. To learn more about Pittsburgh Mercy or to make a donation in support of its important work in the community, visit www.pmhs.org.


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