75 academic medical center CFOs to know | 2022

By combining patient care, education, and research and innovation, academic medical centers play a valuable role in the healthcare system today.

Here are 75 CFOs of academic medical centers and health systems across the country.

Note: Members of this list do not pay and cannot pay for inclusion. Contact Laura Dyrda at ldyrda@beckershealthcare.com with questions or comments on this list.

Ryon Andersen. Associate Executive Director of Financial Operations of North Shore University Hospital (Manhasset, N.Y.). Mr. Andersen is an integral leader of North Shore University Hospital's financial department. The 756-bed hospital includes more than 4,000 physicians and serves as the teaching hospital for the Donald and Barbara Zucker School of Medicine at Hofstra/Northwell.

Laurence Appel. CFO of University of Illinois Hospitals & Clinics (Chicago). Mr. Appel became CFO of University of Illinois Hospital and Clinics in 2018, overseeing the system's financial department. He works with the system's leadership to update long-range forecasting and planning. Mr. Appel also has experience as the senior director of strategic finance and budget for the system and as executive director and controller of the Arlington Heights, Ill.-based Northwest Community Hospital.

Nick Barto. Senior Vice President and CFO of BJC HealthCare (St. Louis). Mr. Barto is responsible for the long-term success of BJC HealthCare's finances, managed care, payer strategy, revenue cycle, supply chain and treasury. The health system has nearly $6 billion in net revenues and employs over 32,000 individuals. Mr. Barto joined BJC in 2018 after spending time as CFO for enterprise business lines at Catholic Health Initiatives in Englewood, Colo.

Dave Belkoski. Senior Vice President of Financial and Systems Services and CFO of Piedmont Augusta (Augusta, Ga.). Mr. Belkoski oversees finances for Piedmont Augusta, previously known as University Health Care System prior to their partnership with Piedmont effective March 2022. Piedmont Augusta comprises 581 beds across three hospitals as well as other inpatient and outpatient services, nursing facilities, prompt care facilities and rehabilitative care services.

Gary Bie. Vice President of Health System Finance and Strategy and CFO of Stony Brook Medicine (Long Island, N.Y.). Mr. Bie joined the four-hospital Stony Brook Medicine in 2011 as CFO after serving as the executive vice president for finance at Nassau Health Care Corp., in East Meadow, N.Y. While there, he led the team that recorded the first surplus for Nassau Health in 2009. Mr. Bie also has experience as the vice president of finance and chief restructuring officer for Bethpage, N.Y.-based Episcopal Health Services.

Francine Botek. Senior Vice President of Finance of St. Luke's University Health Network (Bethlehem, Pa.). Ms. Botek has spent nearly 20 years with St. Luke's University Health Network. She joined the system as vice president of finance in August 2000 and became the senior vice president of finance, overseeing revenue management, policy and integration, reimbursement and payer contracting in 2018.

Michael Breslin. Group Senior Vice President, CFO and Treasurer of NewYork-Presbyterian (New York City). Mr. Breslin became CFO of NewYork-Presbyterian in 2018. He is responsible for the financial matters at the health system, including revenue cycle, budgeting, reimbursement and cost accounting. Mr. Breslin has previous experience as senior vice president of finance at NewYork-Presbyterian Brooklyn Methodist and CFO of Lenox Hill Hospital in New York City.

Dawn Bulgarella. President and Interim CEO UAB Health System and CFO of UAB/Ascension St. Vincent’s Alliance (Birmingham, Ala.). Ms. Bulgarella has more than 25 years of operations and finance experience. She oversees the health system's $3 billion annual budgets and is instrumental in developing the strategic plan for optimized performance across UAB Medicine. She has previous experience with a "Big Four" international accounting and consulting firm and is now engaged as a member in multiple organizational boards and board-level committees. It was announced in June that, following the departure of UAB Health System’s former CEO, Ms. Bulgarella will also serve as interim CEO

Kevin Burns. Executive Vice President, CFO and Chief Business Officer of Houston Methodist. Mr. Burns is responsible for the financial services and activities for Houston Methodist. He joined the health system in 2012 after serving as CFO of University Medical Center in Tucson, Ariz., for eight years and CEO of the system for two years. He has experience with facilities management, supply chain services, budgeting and financial reporting.

Jacqueline Cabe. CFO of UW Medicine (Seattle) and Vice President for Medical Affairs of the University of Washington. Ms. Cabe has spent more than three years as CFO of UW Medicine and vice president for medical affairs at the University of Washington. In this role, she oversees the financial success of the health system, which includes 300 locations. Ms. Cabe has previous experience as a partner with KPMG.

Doug Coffman. Senior Vice President of Finance and CFO of WVU Medicine (Morgantown, W.Va.). West Virginia University Health System named Mr. Coffman CFO in 2015, after he served as vice president of finance and CFO of United Hospital Center in Bridgeport, W.Va. Classified as the state’s largest health system and largest private employer, WVU Medicine comprises 17 hospitals and five specialty institutes.

Ray Coto. Vice President and CFO of UHealth of University of Miami (Fla.) Health System. Mr. Coto joined the University of Miami Health System in 2020 to oversee the financial department as CFO. He is the former COO of Molina Healthcare, based in Long Beach, Calif., and was interim CFO and administrative director of corporate finances at Nicklaus Children's Health System in Miami. In addition to the role of CFO, Mr. Coto is a board member for the South Florida Hispanic Chamber of Commerce.

Dennis Dahlen. CFO of Mayo Clinic (Rochester, Minn.). Mr. Dahlen became CFO of Mayo Clinic in 2017 after spending nearly two decades in financial management at other health systems. He has previous experience at Phoenix-based Banner Health, where he rose to the position of senior vice president and CFO, after spending time in financial leadership roles at both Lutheran Health System and Concord Health Services. At Mayo, he is responsible for the financial success of the system's three hospital campuses.

Robin Damschroder. Executive Vice President and CFO of Henry Ford Health System (Detroit). Ms. Damschroder has more than 27 years of experience as a leader in healthcare. She became executive vice president and CFO of Henry Ford Health System after founding a healthcare consulting and advisory business firm. She also has experience as COO of the west market for Saint Joseph Mercy Health System.

Stephanie Daubert. CFO of Nebraska Medicine (Omaha). Ms. Daubert is the CFO for Nebraska Medicine where she oversees the $1.2 billion academic health system's financial operations. The system includes the 718-bed Nebraska Medical Center as well as nearly 70 specialty and primary care clinics. Ms. Daubert also serves on the board of directors for Nebraska Health Information Initiative, Building Healthy Futures, Nebraska Orthopaedic Hospital, and the Nebraska Health Network.

Peter DeAngelis Jr. Executive Vice President and Chief Financial and Administrative Officer of Jefferson Health (Philadelphia). Mr. DeAngelis became executive vice president and CFO of Jefferson Health in 2016 after spending three decades in executive leadership in the healthcare industry. He has previous experience with IMA Consulting as a partner in their strategic execution practice and executive vice president, CFO and COO of Catholic Health East. In his current role, Mr. DeAngelis oversees financial operations for the health system, including the Thomas Jefferson University Hospitals.

Lori Donaldson. CFO of UC San Diego Health. Ms. Donaldson is the CFO of UC San Diego Health, overseeing the health system's financial strategies, operating and capital budgets and financial reporting systems and controls – ultimately a budget of over $3 billion. Ms. Donaldson is also responsible for planning and executing strategic partnerships and financial planning for the system's capital projects. In addition to this role, Ms. Donaldson serves as a board member for the Bannister Family House at UC San Diego.

Anthony Ferrara. Senior Vice Chancellor of Finance and Operations of the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (Knoxville). Mr. Ferrara became the senior vice chancellor for finance and operations in 2005. He has a background in financial forecasting and developing business plans, having spent portions of his career as vice president for administration at Binghamton University in New York and vice president for administration and business affairs of University of Texas Health Science Center in San Antonio.

Mark Fersko. Executive Vice President of Finance of Westchester Medical Center Health Network (Valhalla, N.Y.). Mr. Fersko oversees the financial department for Westchester Medical Center Health Network, which serves around 3.6 million people who populate a 5,000-square-mile area. As a member of the executive leadership team, he plays an integral role in the hospital's strategy to develop a regional, advanced system of care in the Hudson Valley.

Robert Flannery. Senior Vice President and CFO of UW Health (Madison). Mr. Flannery joined UW Health in 2002, overseeing financial development, management and strategy for the health system. He also serves as chief administrative officer for UW Medical Foundation where he provides leadership for administrative, financial and operational strategy. He has experience working with payer relationships, compliance and risk management and revenue cycle management.

Carrie Fuller Spencer. CFO of University of Rochester (N.Y.). Strong Memorial Hospital. Ms. Fuller Spencer became interim CFO at Strong Memorial Hospital in 2017 and, in 2018, was appointed CFO of Strong Hospital and Highland Hospital, both in the University of Rochester health system. She has a background in healthcare finances and experience developing and managing annual capital and operating budgets.

Lawrence Furnstahl. Executive Vice President and CFO of Oregon Health & Science University Hospital (Portland). Mr. Furnstahl oversees financial aspects of Oregon Health & Science University Hospital as executive vice president and CFO. He joined the health system in 2011 after spending time as chief financial and strategy officer of University of Chicago Medical Center and biological sciences division and as the University’s vice president for financial planning for science. In addition to his current work with OHSU, Mr. Furnstahl serves as board director of the Hyde Park Art Center and vice chair of the Oregon Public Employees Retirement System board.

Jeffrey P. Geoghegan. CFO of UConn Health (Farmington). Mr. Geoghegan oversees the financial operations and transactions associated with UConn Health, including those for the school of medicine, school of dental medicine, and John Dempsey Hospital. He has spent just over two decades at the health system and is responsible for facilitating quarterly budget and financial review meetings as well as developing the capital and operational budgets systemwide.

Paula Gilmartin. CFO and Director of Operations of UMass Memorial Medical Group (Worcester, Mass.). Ms. Gilmartin has worked with UMass Memorial’s corporate finance team since 1999, and in 2017, she joined the Medical Group as CFO and director of operations. In addition to overseeing the health system’s finances, Ms. Gilmartin also works with the medical group’s finance committee and serves as a member of the medical group management team and financial advisory committee, as well as the UMass Memorial ACO finance and compliance committees. 

Robert Glenning. President of the Financial Services Division and CFO of Hackensack Meridian Health (Edison, N.J.). Mr. Glenning spent time as executive vice president and CFO of Hackensack University Health Network before becoming president of the financial services division and CFO of Hackensack Meridian Health in 2017. His financial oversight covers the health system’s 17 hospitals and over 500 patient care locations. Before working with Hackensack Meridian, Mr. Glenning served as vice president and CFO of Kaleida Health for seven years.

Lisa Goodlett. CFO of Medical University of South Carolina Medical Center (Charleston, S.C.). Ms. Goodlett oversees the financial strategy and planning for MUSC Medical Center as CFO. She is responsible for the financial department that supports the 700-bed hospital, including a children's hospital, and level 1 trauma center. MUSC and its affiliates have collective annual budgets of over $4.6 billion.

Kristine Hanscom. CFO of Tufts Medical Center (Boston). Ms. Hanscom became CFO of Tufts Medical Center in 2016 after spending time as interim CFO and vice president of finance. She has experience overseeing a team of more than 250 people and guiding strategic decisions on business investments. During her career, she was instrumental in preparing for the hospital's first bond issue, which helped the hospital raise $210 million.

Scott Hawig. Executive Vice President of Finance and Chief Financial and Administrative Officer and Treasurer of Froedtert Health (Milwaukee). Mr. Hawig oversees the strategic and operational matters for finance and administration of the health system. He takes on financial planning and budgeting, financial reporting, revenue cycle management, supply chain operations, and insurance products and risk. He has previous experience as an executive with Duke University Health System in Durham, N.C.

Mark Henrichs. Associative Vice President and CFO of UI Health Care (Iowa City, Iowa). Mr. Henrichs was named CFO for UI Health Care in December 2021. He is responsible for overseeing financial operations across the entire health system, and in addition collaborates with key constituencies including UI finance and operations and the State of Iowa Board of Regents in his service for the executive leadership team. Prior to joining the University of Iowa, Mr. Henrichs had experience leading financial planning operations at the University of Missouri Healthcare in Columbia, Miss.

Rick Hinds. Interim President and CEO and Executive Vice President and CFO of UC Health (Cincinnati). Mr. Hinds became executive vice president and CFO of UC Health in 2010. He has previous experience as CFO of the Health Alliance of Greater Cincinnati and vice president of finance for University Hospitals in Cincinnati. He now oversees the financial operations of UC Health, which includes two hospitals as well as an 800-plus physician group. In 2011, Mr. Hinds was named CFO of the Year by the Cincinnati Business Courier, and in 2021 he was a finalist for the same award. In February 2022, he was appointed to serve as interim president and CEO in addition to his roles as executive vice president and CFO.

David Ho. Vice President and CFO of MedStar Georgetown University Hospital (Washington, D.C.). Mr. Ho has been vice president and CFO of MedStar Georgetown University Hospital for just over five years. In this role, he oversees the financial department for the 609-bed hospital. He has previous experience as senior vice president and CFO of White Plains (N.Y.) Hospital and leading hospital finances for SUNY Downstate Medical Center in Brooklyn.

Linda Hoff. CFO of Stanford (Calif.) Health Care. Ms. Hoff is CFO of Stanford Health Care, which she joined in 2017 after spending time as senior vice president and CFO of Legacy Health, an Oregon-based health system. She brought with her more than 30 years of executive and finance experience. In her role, she oversees Stanford Health Care's finance strategy, planning and reporting. 

Troy Holmes. CFO and Administrative Director of Finance and Reimbursement of the University of Toledo (Ohio) Medical Center. After serving as CFO for Advanced Specialty Hospitals of Toledo and NewVista Health and Wellness in Ohio, Mr. Holmes joined the University of Toledo Medical Center in 2019 as administrative director of finance and reimbursement and was given the additional title of CFO in 2020. He has experience with financial planning initiatives, developing and monitoring key metrics, and tracking costs and performance.

Lugene Inzana. CFO of Maine Medical Center and Associate CFO of MaineHealth (Portland). Mr. Inzana has more than 30 years of leadership experience. He served as the vice president of finance and support services and CFO of Lawrence + Memorial Corp./Hospital in New London, Conn., before joining Maine Medical Center in 2014. He is responsible for the hospital's budget and reimbursement, financial reporting, supply chain, financial planning and revenue cycle management.

Daniel Isacksen Jr. Regional CFO of Loyola Medicine (Maywood, Ill.). Mr. Isacksen joined Loyola Medicine in 2013 and spent time as regional senior vice president of finance and treasurer before being promoted to regional CFO in 2019. The regional health system includes Loyola University Medical Center, MacNeal Hospital and Gottlieb Memorial Hospital.  He has previous experience as CFO of Chicago-based Alexian Brothers Health System's physician enterprise and vice president of finance and controller for St. Anthony Hospital. He also spent time as the controller and director of finance for Loyola University Physician Foundation.

Raju Iyer. Senior Vice President and CFO of UCSF Health. Mr. Iyer oversees the financial strategy and services for UCSF Health, which includes financial reporting, capital management, decision support and revenue cycle. His responsibilities also extend to health information management services for the health system and its affiliated physician networks. Prior to joining UCSF Health in 2018 he was regional CFO for Providence St. Joseph Health in Northern California.

Edward Karlovich. CFO of UPMC (Pittsburgh). Mr. Karlovich is responsible for UPMC's financial department. His focus in leadership targets changing health care landscapes through innovative care delivery models, physician partnerships, affiliation strategies and organization redesign. As a $24 billion healthcare provider and insurer, UPMC has 40 academic, community and specialty hospitals as well as 4,900 employed physicians. 

Keith Kasper. Senior Vice President and CFO of Penn Medicine (Philadelphia). Mr. Kasper has been supporting Penn Medicine’s mission by overseeing its financial strategy, operating plan and budgeting process since joining in 2004. During his tenure, the health system has integrated financial services to support the system's business objectives and spearheaded the system's efforts in developing efficient, customer-focused financial processes and systems.

James Kelly Jr. Interim CEO, Senior Vice President and CFO of UF Health Shands (Gainesville). Mr. Kelly oversees the long-term financial planning for UF Health Shands, including capital formation, treasury, finance and receivables. He also is responsible for the system's risk-based products and materials management and purchasing. In August 2022, Mr. Kelly was named interim CEO for the health system. Prior to joining UF Shands, he had previous experience as the corporate controller at Partners HealthCare in Boston.

Mark Krieger. Vice President and CFO of Barnes-Jewish Hospital (St. Louis). Mr. Krieger spent two years as vice president and CFO of Sara Lee Bakery Group before joining Barnes-Jewish Hospital in 2004 as the vice president and CFO. He has also spent time in corporate planning and financial leadership at Anheuser-Busch Cos. At Barnes-Jewish Hospital, he oversees the financial department for the hospital, which includes a 1,800-member medical staff. Additionally, Mr. Krieger serves as treasurer for The Foundation for Barnes-Jewish Hospital and a member of the board of Nine PBS, the St. Louis public television network.

Angela Lalas. Executive Vice President of Finance and CFO of Loma Linda (Calif.) University Health. After serving LLUH as senior vice president for finance since 2015, and being appointed CFO in 2018, Ms. Lalas was promoted to also hold the title of executive vice president of finance in 2021. She has experience overseeing the six-hospital health system's finances and directing the Loma Linda University Foundation. Prior to joining Loma Linda in 2006, Ms. Lalas was a senior tax consultant for Deloitte.

Dennis Laraway. CFO of Banner Health (Phoenix). Mr. Laraway became the CFO of Banner Health in 2017 after spending time as the executive vice president and CFO of the 19-hospital Memorial Hermann Health System in Houston. While there, he oversaw a $5 billion-plus annual budget. He also has experience as CFO of Scott & White Healthcare in Temple, Texas, and CFO for two other hospitals in Phoenix.

Mike Larson. Senior Vice President of Finance and CFO of Johns Hopkins Health System (Baltimore). Mr. Larson oversees the financial operations for Johns Hopkins and its managed care organization. His goal is to ensure the health system achieves its budget by increasing revenues each year and improving operational efficiencies. Mr. Larson has more than 35 years of experience in healthcare, and has improved staff development, customer service delivery and policies to streamline financial processes.

Kevin Lenahan. Executive Vice President and Chief Business and Strategy Officer of Atlantic Health System (Morristown, N.J.). After working with Atlantic Health in various roles since 1995, Mr. Lenahan became CFO of Atlantic Health System in 2010, and chief business and strategy officer in 2021. Since then, the system has grown into an organization with $2.7 billion in annual revenue. The system employs around 16,000 people and it achieved Moody's Aa3 rating under Mr. Lenahan's leadership. Mr. Lenahan also serves as president and CFO of Atlantic Health’s insurance company, president and chair of Atlantic Health Management Corp., president of Atlantic Mobile Health and treasurer of the Atlantic Health System Board of Trustees.

Matthew Lester. Executive Vice President of Finance and Administration and COO of Medical College of Wisconsin (Milwaukee). Mr. Lester joined the Medical College of Wisconsin in August 2022 as executive  vice president for finance and COO. His responsibilities included all of MCW’s financial functions as well as planning, organizing, evaluating and monitoring administrative and facilities functions. Prior to taking on his current role, he served as vice dean for finance and administration at Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine in Cleveland and as an adjunct professor in the University’s Division of General Medical Sciences. 

Stephan Lillie. Senior Vice President and CFO of Atrium Health Wake Forest Baptist (Winston-Salem, N.C.). Mr. Lillie joined Atrium Health Wake Forest Baptist in 2021, bringing 11 years of finance experience to the table. As CFO, he works to support and oversee hospital system turnarounds, long range financial and capital planning, and hospital operation efficiency. In addition to handling finances for the integrated clinical system that includes both an 885-bed tertiary-care hospital as well as the Wake Forest School of Medicine, Mr. Lillie is also a Baptist preacher.

Stacey Malakoff. Executive Vice President and Chief Financial and Administrative Officer of Hospital for Special Surgery (New York City). Ms. Malakoff is responsible for all financial affairs at Hospital for Special Surgery, a hospital focused on orthopedics and rheumatology. In 2021, alongside her in-house team and representatives from Avison Young, Ms. Malakoff represented HSS in lease negotiations that led to development plans for a new 30-story medical office tower in Manhattan’s Upper East side. The building will house HSS physician offices as well as other ancillary services. 

Michael Marquardt. CFO of UVA Medical Center (Charlottesville). Mr. Marquardt became CFO of Hospital and Clinic Operations of UVA Medical Center in August 2019. He has previous experience as chief of staff for the executive vice president for health affairs of the health system. In his current role, Mr. Marquardt oversees financial reporting, decision support, planning and analysis, budgeting, supply chain and material operations, procurement, purchasing, and more.

John Mordach. Senior Vice President, CFO and Treasurer for Duke University Health System (Durham, N.C.). Mr. Mordach has more than 30 years of experience in senior financial leadership roles. He spent time as senior vice president and CFO for Chicago-based Rush University Medical Center and Rush Health prior to joining Duke University Health System. In recognition for his work, he has earned the distinction of CFO of the Year in the large not-for-profit sector from the Chicago Chapter of the Financial Executives International Organization.

Cecelia Moore. CFO of Vanderbilt University Medical Center (Nashville, Tenn.). Ms. Moore joined Vanderbilt University Medical Center in August 2013 after spending time as the vice president of finance and COO for the patient revenue management organization within Duke University Health System in Durham, N.C. She was later appointed CFO of the health system while it more than doubled its operating income. In 2016, the Nashville Business Journal awarded her CFO of the Year in the Not-for-Profit Sector. 

Priscilla Needham. CFO of Billings (Mont.) Clinic. Ms. Needham became CFO of Billings Clinic in 2020. She has previously served as CFO of Baylor St. Luke's Medical Center in Houston and as a finance leader at hospitals in Arkansas, North Dakota and Colorado. In her role at Billings Clinic, Ms. Needham oversees the financial operations and contributes to enterprise strategic growth for the region's largest mulitspecialty group practice.

John Orsini. Senior Vice President and CFO of Northwestern Memorial HealthCare (Chicago). Mr. Orsini has spent more than 30 years of his career in healthcare finance, currently serving as senior vice president and CFO of Northwestern Memorial HealthCare. The system has hundreds of locations in the Chicago area as well as over 5,500 aligned physicians. He has prior experience as executive vice president and CFO for Cadence Health and CFO of the 12-hospital Presence Health in Chicago.

Charlton Park. CFO and Chief Analytics Officer of University of Utah Health (Salt Lake City). Mr. Park is responsible for the financial planning, budgeting and accounting for University of Utah Health. He also oversees the system's capital financial planning, analytics and revenue cycle. Mr. Park was also among the key players in developing the health system's value driven outcomes initiative and various integration models across clinical departments.

Julia Puchtler. CFO of the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania (Philadelphia). Ms. Puchtler joined Penn Medicine in 2015 and was vice president of finance operations and budget before being promoted to CFO in 2019. She also has experience as vice president of strategic financial planning and decision support at Trinity Health in Livonia, Mich. In addition to being promoted to CFO in 2019, Ms. Puchtler was named to the 2020 class of the Carol Emmott Fellowship, which was established to uplift and increase visibility for women in health leadership.

Dan Rieber. Vice President and CFO of UCHealth (Aurora). Mr. Rieber oversees the financial department for UCHealth, which reports $4.5 billion in operating revenue and has a workforce of over 26,000 people. The 12-hospital health system has experienced consistent bond rating improvements over the years. Mr. Rieber joined the system in 2007 as director of finance and controller of University of Colorado Hospital and became the vice president and CFO of UCHealth Memorial in 2014. He was promoted to system vice president and CFO in 2017.

Brigette Rose. CFO of LSU Health Sciences Center-Shreveport (La.). Ms. Rose joined LSU Health Sciences Foundation in 2018 and now oversees the health system's finances. She has previous experience as the hospital's department of neurosurgery business director. The health system is currently funding a $60 million expansion project on a center for medical education and wellness to address the healthcare workforce charges.

Cheryl Sadro. CFO of UC Davis Health. As CFO for UC Davis Health, Ms. Sadro provides executive oversight for financial planning, decision support and operations, health information management, patient access and financial services, and planning and development for the system’s schools of health. Before assuming her current role with UC Davis in April 2022, she spent seven years as the executive vice president and chief business and finance officer for the University of Texas Medical Branch. In total, Ms. Sadro has spent more than 35 years in public accountancy and financial leadership of mission-based health systems. 

Michael Serber. Vice President of Finance and Institutional CFO of UT Southwestern Medical Center (Dallas). Mr. Serber joined UT Southwestern Medical Center in 2003 and now oversees the financial activities of the health system. He also directs seven financial and operational departments, including supply chain management and real estate services. In 2016, Mr. Serber was also named treasurer for all Southwestern Health Resources legal entities. He has previous experience as manager of the Capital Planning Group at American Airlines.

George Sprinkel. Senior Vice President and CFO of University of Maryland Medical Center (Baltimore). Mr. Sprinkel joined the University of Maryland’s Medical Center as senior vice president and CFO in December 2021. With more than two decades of CFO experience, most recently with George Washington University Hospital in Washington, D.C., he plays a critical role in guiding the UMMC leadership team in improving performance and outcomes, quality and safety, and patient experience that impact the system’s financial health. Mr. Sprinkel also plays a large role in capital investment and operating expense decision making for the health system.

J. Matthew Straub. CFO of Marshall Health (Huntington, W.Va.). Mr. Straub has more than 20 years of accounting experience and 16 years in healthcare administration. He leads the financial and patient accounting functions at Marshall Health and oversees budgeting for the health system and Joan C. Edwards School of Medicine.

Eric Strucko, PhD. CFO of Keck Medicine of USC (Los Angeles). Dr. Strucko became CFO for Keck Medicine of USC in August 2020. He previously served as senior vice president and CFO for Penn State Health’s Milton S. Hershey Medical Center and Medical Group in Hershey, Pa. In his current role, Dr. Strucko is developing and directing Keck Medicine's strategic financial plans, financial and government reporting, revenue cycle, materials management and budgeting. Additionally, he works with USC to promote investment in biomedical and health science research and education at the Keck School of Medicine.

Michael Szubski. CFO of University Hospitals (Cleveland). Mr. Szubski became the senior vice president and CFO of University Hospitals in 2008 after serving as the system's COO for acute care hospitals. He now oversees the financial department for the health system and its 1,032-bed tertiary medical center. The system includes 32,000 physicians and employees and reports more than 13 million outpatient procedures and over 147,000 inpatient discharges annually.

Vincent Tammaro. CFO and Vice President of Health Sciences of The Ohio State Wexner Medical Center (Columbus). After serving Yale New Haven Health as executive vice president and CFO for just over 20 years, Mr. Tammaro joined OSU’s Wexner Medical Center as CFO and vice president for health sciences in August 2022. In this new role, he is responsible for the oversight of finance, treasury, information technology, data analytics, revenue cycle, supply chain and the OSU Health Plan. 

Paula Tinch. Executive Vice President and CFO of Penn State Health (Hershey, Pa.). Ms. Tinch joined Penn State Health in 2019 as executive vice president and CFO. She is responsible for the health system's financial planning, financial risk management and revenue cycle. Prior to joining Penn State Health, Ms. Tinch was senior vice president of finance for Rochester Regional Health in N.Y., where she was responsible for core functions and aspects of the $2.2 billion health system.

Michael Tramonte. Senior Vice President of Finance and Business Services and CFO of UTHealth (Houston). Mr. Tramonte joined UTHealth in 2004 as assistant vice president of finance and controller, and since then has been promoted to senior vice president of finance and business services and CFO. He is responsible for the financial department at UTHealth, which includes a hospital, medical school and clinical practices. In addition, Mr. Tramonte serves on the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board’s health-related institutions formula advisory committee as a representative for UTHealth Houston and is committee chair.

Rick Vincent. Senior Vice President and CFO of The University of Vermont Medical Center and The University of Vermont Health Network Medical Group (Burlington). Mr. Vincent took on his current role with the University of Vermont Medical Center and University of Vermont Medical Group in 2015. He is responsible for the financial operations of the health system and 600-member physician group. He has previous experience as vice president of finance for UVM Medical Group.

David Vranicar. Vice Chancellor of Finance and CFO of University of Kansas Medical Center (Kansas City). As vice chancellor for finance and CFO of the University of Kansas Medical Center, Mr. Vranicar works closely with the executive leadership systemwide to develop and implement a financial plan that supports the system's strategic vision. He has experience executing long-term strategic financial plans as well as developing and administering budgets. Mr. Vranicar has previous experience as the president and CEO of Kansas Bioscience Authority.

Jennifer Wakem. CFO of University Medical Center of Southern Nevada (Las Vegas). Ms. Wakem now has five years of experience as CFO of University Medical Center of Southern Nevada. She oversees the financial health of the hospital, which includes Nevada’s only level 1 trauma center, pediatric trauma center, burn care center and transplant center. She has previous experience as associate CFO of Tenet Healthcare.

Nelson Weichold. CFO of The University of Mississippi Medical Center (Jackson). Mr. Weichold oversees the financial department for UMMC, where his responsibilities include accounting, treasury, patient revenue cycle, supply chain, payer relations and healthcare patient operations. As the state's only academic medical center, UMMC includes a hospital campus, level 1 trauma center, and 500-member physician group. UMMC also supports around 10,000 full and part time employees and reports an annual budget of $1.6 billion. Prior to working with UMMC, Mr. Weichold held senior management positions at the University of Miami Health System and the Southern Illinois University School of Medicine in Springfield.

Doug Welday. CFO of NorthShore University HealthSystem (Evanston, Ill.). Mr. Welday joined NorthShore in 2018 as CFO. He is responsible for the six-hospital health system's capital structure as well as safeguarding the capital assets. Prior to joining NorthShore, he spent time as vice president of finance for Grand Rapids, Mich.-based Spectrum Health and financial leadership roles at Oakwood Healthcare System in Dearborn, Mich.

Bonnie White. CFO of UNM Hospital (Albuquerque). Ms. White oversees the finance department at UNM Hospital, part of the UNM Health System, which includes the only academic medical center in New Mexico. With providers specializing in over 150 areas of medicine, the system cares for over a million patients per year and handles about 22,000 surgical cases annually.

Daniel Widawsky. Executive Vice President, Vice Dean and CFO of NYU Langone Health (New York City). Mr. Widawsky oversees the hospital and medical school financial departments for NYU Langone Health. He joined the system in 2018 after spending his career in financial strategy and planning for major institutions. Prior to working with NYU Langone, Mr. Widawsky served as director of the investment firm EFO Capital Management, and also spent time as comptroller for the City of Chicago.

Christine Williams Bond. CFO of University Medical Center New Orleans. As CFO of University Medical Center New Orleans, Ms. Williams Bond oversees the financial department for the 446-bed hospital. She has previous experience as assistant CFO of Atlanta Medical Center and controller at Emory Johns Creek (Ga.) Hospital.

Jeanette Wojtalewicz. Senior Vice President and CFO of CHI Health (Omaha). Ms. Wojtalewicz has more than 30 years of experience in healthcare finance and is a past president of the Healthcare Financial Management Association in Nebraska. In her role as CFO of CHI Health, Ms. Wojtalewicz oversees the financial operations of a 28-hospital, 800-employed physician health system. She also serves on the CyncHealth, Midlands Choice, and Nebraska Total Care boards. Ms. Wojtalewicz has been recognized by a number of organizations for her work, including by the Healthcare Financial Management Association with the Gold Merit Award, and the Lincoln Family Medicine Program with the John C. Finegan Award.

Stuart Wright. CFO of Upstate University Hospital (Syracuse, N.Y.). Mr. Wright oversees the financial functions for Upstate University Hospital, which include accounting, financial analysis, reporting, budgeting, cash and investment management, revenue cycle and managed care contracting. Mr. Wright is also responsible for the patient access services and health information management.

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