Nicholas Colasanto

Nicholas Colasanto was promoted to director of the Department of Finance at BWH in March.

In this role, he will lead the development of the Brigham’s operating plan, controllership and general finance support activities.

Colasanto has held several positions in Finance over his seven-year tenure at BWH, most recently serving as budget manager for the last two years. He managed the development, analysis, reporting and monitoring of the hospital’s operating budget. Prior to that, he was a senior financial analyst.

Colasanto reports to Garrett McKinnon, executive director of Finance.

Christopher Dunleavy, MBA, CPA, senior vice president and chief financial officer of Brigham Health, said he’s delighted Colasanto will be able to expand his leadership responsibilities as Finance director.

“Responsive and knowledgeable, Nick has served Partners HealthCare and the Brigham since 2011, providing sound discretion to frontline managers,” Dunleavy said. “His partnership with departments reflects his great clarity of understanding about the importance of timely financial support to achieve our institutional goals.”

Colasanto holds a master’s in Business Administration from Bryant University and a bachelor’s in Business Administration, Finance, from Bryant.