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PPL Executive Joins St. Luke’s Board

PPL Executive Joins St. Luke’s Board

Fountain Hill, PA -- St. Luke’s University Health Network is pleased to announce the appointment of Vincent Sorgi as its newest member of the Board of Trustees.  Sorgi is the president and chief executive officer of PPL Corp., one of the largest investor-owned utility companies in the United States.

With more than 25 years of experience in the utility industry, Sorgi oversees PPL’s high-performing, award-winning regulated utilities in the United States and the United Kingdom.
He joined PPL in 2006 and has served in a variety of key leadership positions. Prior to his current role, Sorgi served as president and chief operating officer from July 2019 to May 2020, leading PPL’s long-term growth strategy and overseeing the overall performance of PPL’s seven regulated utilities. Before that, he served as chief financial officer from 2014 to 2019, overseeing PPL’s investor relations, treasury, financial planning and analysis, tax, risk management, controllership and strategic development functions.

Sorgi earned his bachelor’s degree in accounting from The Pennsylvania State University and his MBA from Villanova University. He is a graduate of the Nuclear Technology Program of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. In 2017, the Penn State Alumni Association named Sorgi an Alumni Fellow — the organization’s highest award — for his outstanding leadership and performance.
Sorgi currently serves on the board of directors for the Electric Power Research Institute (EPRI) and the Edison Electric Institute (EEI). Sorgi is also a member of the Penn State Lehigh Valley Advisory Board.
For more information please call 484-526-4946.
 
Media Contact:
Sam Kennedy, Corporate Communications Director, 484-526-4134, samuel.kennedy@sluhn.org
 
About St. Luke’s
Founded in 1872, St. Luke’s University Health Network (SLUHN) is a fully integrated, regional, non-profit network of more than 16,000 employees providing services at 12 hospitals and 300+ outpatient sites.  With annual net revenue greater than $2 billion, the Network’s service area includes 11 counties: Lehigh, Northampton, Berks, Bucks, Carbon, Montgomery, Monroe, Schuylkill and Luzerne counties in Pennsylvania and Warren and Hunterdon counties in New Jersey.  Dedicated to advancing medical education, St. Luke’s is the preeminent teaching hospital in central-eastern Pennsylvania.  In partnership with Temple University, St. Luke’s created the Lehigh Valley’s first and only regional medical school campus.  It also operates the nation’s longest continuously operating School of Nursing, established in 1884, and 38 fully accredited graduate medical educational programs with 347 residents and fellows.  St. Luke’s is the only Lehigh Valley-based health care system to earn Medicare’s five- and four-star ratings (the highest) for quality, efficiency and patient satisfaction.  St. Luke’s is both a Leapfrog Group and Healthgrades Top Hospital and a Newsweek World’s Best Hospital.  U.S. News & World Report ranked St. Luke’s #1 in the Lehigh Valley and #6 in the state.  Two of IBM Watson Health’s 100 Top Hospitals are St. Luke’s hospitals.  St. Luke’s University Hospital has earned the 100 Top Major Teaching Hospital designation from IBM Watson Health eight times total and six years in a row. St. Luke’s has also been cited by IBM Watson Health as a 50 Top Cardiovascular Program.  Utilizing the Epic electronic medical record (EMR) system for both inpatient and outpatient services, the Network is a multi-year recipient of the Most Wired award recognizing the breadth of the SLUHN’s information technology applications such as telehealth, online scheduling and online pricing information.  St. Luke’s is also recognized as one of the state’s lowest cost providers.

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