Alex Brooks is director of operations for surgical services at UPMC Presbyterian and UPMC Montefiore hospitals. In this role, he is primarily responsible for working with the Sterile Processing and Billing Audit departments and anesthesia technicians, and leading other projects related to efficiency and process improvement for surgical services throughout UPMC. Prior to this role, Mr. Brooks served as director of operations and special projects at UPMC Western Psychiatric Hospital. He is a 2020 graduate of the UPMC Administrative Fellowship Program and now serves as one of the co-directors of the program and program director for the UPMC Administrative Summer Residency. Mr. Brooks holds bachelor’s degrees in finance and business law from the University of Maryland and master’s degrees in entrepreneurship and design and business administration from the University of Delaware. He currently serves as president of the Pittsburgh chapter of the National Association of Health Services Executives.