Skip to main content
You are the owner of this article.
You have permission to edit this article.
Edit
Community Healthcare System names new CFO
urgent

Community Healthcare System names new CFO

Community Healthcare System names new CFO

Gregg Ferlin was named Community Healthcare System's new Chief Financial Officer.

Community Foundation of Northwest Indiana, Inc., the parent company to the hospitals of Community Healthcare System, named Gregg Ferlin its new chief financial officer.

Mayor Thomas McDermott Jr. and other community leaders lead a protest outside Franciscan Health Hammond in response to plans to downsize the facility.

Ferlin, a certified public accountant, succeeds Mary Ann Shacklett who retires July 9 after a 36-year-long career.

Coming Sunday, ride along with Specialist Dyer as he patrols LaPorte.

“With Gregg’s extensive experience in finance and accounting, he will continue to play an integral part in the planning, directing and controlling activities at the hospitals of Community Healthcare System and CFNI’s other entities to help us achieve our long and short-term goals and strategic objectives,” said Donald P. Fesko, president and CEO of Community Foundation of Northwest Indiana, Inc.

Ferlin started with Community Healthcare System in 2011. He initially served as director of accounting, a role in which he managed budgets, payroll, accounts payable, bond issues, rating agency guides and the investment portfolio.

He has served as vice president of CFNI Finance for nine years. His responsibilities have included strategic financial planning, hospital administration, business development and physician relations.

Ferlin is credited with improving accounting, reporting at workflows at Community Hospital, Munster, St. Catherine Hospital, East Chicago, St. Mary Medical Center, Hobart and Community Stroke & Rehabilitation Center.

The University of Illinois-Chicago graduate previously worked for 10 years as controller of Kerasotes Showplace Theatres and then as a financial consultant who helped it integrate into AMC Theatres. He's a certified public accountant in Illinois who belongs to both the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and the Illinois CPA Society.

For more information, visit comhs.org.

0
0
0
0
0

The business news you need

* I understand and agree that registration on or use of this site constitutes agreement to its user agreement and privacy policy.

Business Reporter

Joseph S. Pete is a Lisagor Award-winning business reporter who covers steel, industry, unions, the ports, retail, banking and more. The Indiana University grad has been with The Times since 2013 and blogs about craft beer, culture and the military.

Related to this story

Get up-to-the-minute news sent straight to your device.

Topics

News Alerts

Breaking News

Crime

Entertainment & Dining

Latest News

Local Sports

NWI Prep Sport News

Weather Alerts