Before being named senior vice president, legal services and general counsel for CHI, Melfi served as senior vice president and chief risk officer and as president and chief executive officer of First Initiatives Insurance, Ltd., CHI’s wholly owned captive insurance company.
Melfi served as vice president for risk/claim management and associate general counsel for Sisters of Charity Health Care Systems, Cincinnati, OH, until the system merged with two others to form CHI. He has spoken on various legal and risk management topics to physicians, nurses, risk managers and other allied health care professionals. He has also provided consulting services in various areas of risk management and loss prevention.
Melfi taught at the College of Medicine at The Ohio State University and served as a guest lecturer at Capital University Law School. He received his bachelor’s degree from The Ohio State University and his juris doctorate from Capital University Law School, Columbus, OH.