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Lelito Named Vice President of Business Development

Updated: 4/28/2022

Anthony Lelito has been named vice president of business development for Kaleida Health.

In his new role, Lelito will be responsible for developing new business opportunities and integrating them into Kaleida Health’s core operations. He will also craft strategies to implement service line planning, coordinate the organization’s ambulatory growth plan plus build relationships with physicians and the community.

“Anthony has been a tremendous leader for our organization, working to develop partnerships and relationships with area hospitals, physician groups and providers across Western New York,” said Matt Drake, MBA, CMA, FHFMA, chief financial officer for Kaleida Health.

Lelito and the entire Business Development team will report to Drake.

Lelito has been with Kaleida Health since 2011 and most recently served as senior director of operations where he worked in conjunction with hospital leadership teams on operational, financial and clinical improvement and optimization initiatives.

He also served as a leader within the oncology service line, supporting the Great Lakes Cancer Care Collaborative, and worked with Upper Allegheny Health System’s administration and clinical teams to develop service line growth and access strategic plans for cardiology, orthopedics, women’s health, oncology and general surgery.

Previous roles at Kaleida Health included director of affiliations, planning and business development; manager of affiliations, planning and business development; and strategic operations project manager.

Lelito received his bachelor’s degree at the State University of New York College at Buffalo and his Master of Health Services Administration at Xavier University in Cincinnati, Ohio. He is a board member of the Southtowns Surgery Center, member of the American College of Healthcare Executives, mentor in the Kaleida Health mentorship program, and a graduate of Leadership Buffalo.