May 9, 2024 RWJBarnabas Health Announces Mark E. Laccetti as Executive Vice President for Compliance and Audit

Mark E. LaccettiWest Orange, NJ, May 9, 2024 – RWJBarnabas Health, the largest, most comprehensive academic health care system in New Jersey, has appointed Mark E. Laccetti as its Executive Vice President for Compliance and Audit.

In this newly expanded position, Mr. Laccetti will oversee RWJBarnabas Health Corporate Compliance functions and personnel, as well as Internal Audit.

Mr. Laccetti is a seasoned audit professional who joins RWJBarnabas Health after more than 30 years of public accounting experience, most recently serving as a Partner in Baker Tilly’s Risk Advisor Practice. Prior to his time with Baker Tilly, he enjoyed a successful twenty-year career with Ernst & Young, rising to the position of Partner in the firm’s Assurance Practice.

His professional background includes working with organizations to identify business risks and improve controls to mitigate these risks. Mr. Laccetti has led engagement teams in performing business process risk assessments and conducting operational, financial and compliance audits and has worked closely with audit committees, management and corporate counsel to create an environment where financial reporting is transparent, consistent and of the highest quality. His varied industry experience includes health care, higher education, insurance, not-for-profit, pharmaceutical, biotechnology, chemical, gas and manufacturing, technology, and consumer products.

“We are leveraging Mark’s experience to further integrate the internal audit and compliance functions, with the ultimate goal of working with management and members of the Board to help the system to proactively respond to legal, regulatory and compliance risks,” said John Doll, Chief Operating Officer for RWJBarnabas Health.

Mr. Laccetti earned his Bachelor of Science in Accounting from Rider University. He is actively involved with a number of professional societies and organizations, including the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, Healthcare Financial Management Association, Institute of Internal Auditors and Association of Healthcare Internal Auditors.

About RWJBarnabas Health
RWJBarnabas Health is the largest, most comprehensive academic health care system in New Jersey, with a service area covering nine counties with five million people. The system includes twelve acute care hospitals – Clara Maass Medical Center in Belleville, Community Medical Center in Toms River, Cooperman Barnabas Medical Center in Livingston, Jersey City Medical Center in Jersey City, Monmouth Medical Center in Long Branch, Monmouth Medical Center Southern Campus in Lakewood, Newark Beth Israel Medical Center in Newark, Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital in New Brunswick, Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital at Hamilton in Hamilton, Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital Rahway in Rahway, and Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital Somerset in Somerville; Trinitas Regional Medical Center in Elizabeth; three acute care children's hospitals; Children’s Specialized Hospital, including a network of outpatient centers; a behavioral health center and the state’s largest behavioral health network; two trauma centers; a satellite emergency department; ambulatory care centers; geriatric centers; comprehensive home care and hospice programs; fitness and wellness centers; retail pharmacy services; an affiliated medical group; multi-site imaging centers; and two accountable care organizations.

RWJBarnabas Health is among New Jersey’s largest private employers – with more than 41,000 employees and 9,000 physicians – and routinely captures national awards for outstanding quality and safety. RWJBarnabas Health, in partnership with Rutgers University, is New Jersey’s largest academic health care system. The collaboration aligns RWJBarnabas Health with Rutgers’ education, research, and clinical activities, including those at the Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey – the state's only National Cancer Institute (NCI)-designated Comprehensive Cancer Center – and Rutgers University Behavioral Health Care.

Contact: Carrie Cristello