Sallie Piazza is the chief nursing officer at Saint Vincent Hospital (SVH), part of the Allegheny Health Network. She has served in her current role since 2018 and has worked at SVH for more than five years. Sallie has held a variety of leadership positions including inpatient director positions and director of Professional Development and Medical Surgical Divisions. Previously, Sallie had served as CNO and as director of Surgical Services at Brooks Memorial Hospital in Dunkirk, New York.
Sallie received her BSN from Alfred State College and was awarded her master’s degree at Ashford University in 2014. She is board certified by AONE in nursing leadership and is also CNOR certified. She is also near completion of a certification in business from Cornell University.
Sallie is active in professional nursing organizations. She is a former school board member in Chautauqua County, and currently serves on the advisory boards of Mercyhurst University; Jamestown Community College; Mercy Center for Women; the Boy Scouts of America, Chautauqua County; and Boys and Girls Club of Chautauqua County. She is an active volunteer with Northern Chautauqua Catholic Schools and at the Dunkirk, New York, food kitchen.She is a valued member of the Executive Leadership Teams at Saint Vincent Hospital and Westfield Memorial Hospital, and the Executive Nursing Leadership Team at Allegheny Health Network.