The fall conference was held in Madison right across the street from the state capitol. It's rumored that HFMA WI chapter president Shawn Gretz has his eyes set on this bldg after his HFMA presidential term is completed.
Mark Herder talking with coach Bo Ryan..."So Bo, you really think I could play the shooting guard position?"
Brad Taylor with coach Bo Ryan..."Yes, Brad, you're the exact type of player we'd be looking for at the forward position."
Staff Accountant/ WIPFLi, LLP
James is a graduate of UW Eau Claire and conducts audits on nursing homes and hospitals. His boss, Jim Hyland, told him that this is a great conference and a great organization to join.
“So, here I am,” said James.
Senior Accountant/ Access Community Health Centers
(Pictured with Joanne Holland, CFO, Access Community Health Centers, Joanne is on the right)
“I just joined two months ago.”
She found out about WI HFMA indirectly.
“I am a CPA and was looking through the FASB Minutes and found HFMA. I was in banking and now in healthcare so, this is a great opportunity for me to get up to speed. I also pursued certification and now am certified. I want to thank the chapter for their financial support and I am excited to volunteer and get involved.”
Director Quality and Financial Oversight/ Flambeau Hospital
(Thomas is on the right, pictured with Patrick Karr)
Thomas Caster was at WHA for the last five years as a quality improvement consultant in the northern region and met Flambeau Hospital leadership.
“I have an MBA. Jim Brown, my CEO, said that I needed to join HFMA to bolster my financial healthcare background.”