R.Lee Piekarz

VP, Finance

About R.Lee

Vice President of Finance

R. Lee Piekarz, CPA, is the Vice President of Finance at Cancer Treatment Centers of America® (CTCA), Chicago.

Piekarz brings a long and distinguished career in health care management and financial planning to CTCA®, including positions as system vice president of strategic financial planning for a large Chicago-based regional health system and vice president of finance for a regional Ohio health system. Prior to those roles, Piekarz was a health care and life sciences senior manager for one of the “Big Four” accounting and consulting firms. His accomplishments include strategic health system planning for multiple hospital and health systems.

In his current role, Piekarz oversees the organization’s finance function for the Chicago enterprise, which stretches from Chicago to the Illinois-Wisconsin border. His experience in complex health care and financial environments will continue to shape CTCA care delivery and its mission to serve patients and their families throughout their cancer-fighting journey. 

Piekarz earned his Master of Business Administration degree from the Lake Forest Graduate School of Management in Illinois with a specialization in health care management. He earned his Bachelor of Science degree in accounting from DePaul University in Chicago and is an Illinois certified public accountant (CPA).

A member of the Healthcare Financial Management Association and AICPA, Piekarz is also a board member and past board chairman of Great Lakes Credit Union. He lives in Grayslake, Illinois, with his wife, Wendy, and two daughters, Alyssa and Rebecca. The family enjoys almost any activity in the outdoors during any season.