Lakeland Appoints New Assistant Vice President of Finance
Aug 24, 2015
(ST. JOSEPH) – Lakeland Health has appointed Paul Konopacki as Assistant Vice President of Finance. In this newly created role, Konopacki will be responsible for providing financial and fiscal management leadership for the health system with direct responsibility for accounting, budgeting, financial analysis, cash management, corporate reimbursement, and internal audit functions.
“We are excited to have someone of Paul’s caliber join the financial team at Lakeland Health,” said Tim Calhoun, Vice President of Finance and Chief Financial Officer. “Healthcare is going to experience a lot of changes in the near future – I trust that Paul’s previous financial experience will provide us with a fresh perspective to ensure the future success of our organization.”
Konopacki comes to Lakeland with over 18 years of healthcare financial experience within integrated health systems, including 12 years in financial leadership roles. Most recently, he served as the Director of Finance/Chief Financial Officer (CFO) for Mercy Health System in Janesville, Wisconsin. Prior to his work with Mercy Health System, Konopacki held various roles at Marshfield Clinic in Marshfield, Wisconsin including CFO of a hospital/physician joint venture.
Konopacki holds a bachelor’s degree in accounting from Upper Iowa University and earned a Master of Business Administration at Concordia University of Wisconsin. He is also a Certified Public Accountant.
About Lakeland Health
Lakeland Health is a non-profit, community-owned health system, which includes three hospitals, an outpatient surgery center, a cancer center, rehabilitation centers, long-term care, hospice, home care services, and physician practices. Lakeland has over 3,800 employees who provide clinical and support services at locations throughout southwest Michigan, and partners with more than 500 affiliated physicians and other providers. For more information, visit www.lakelandhealth.org