Arnot Health - Chief Financial Officer

WittKieffer has been retained by Arnot Health based in Elmira, NY to assist in their recruitment efforts for their next Chief Financial Officer. This executive will be an integral, contributing member of the Arnot Health senior management team and will effectively lead the Finance department for the system. The Chief Financial Officer (CFO) will report directly to Jonathan Lawrence, CEO of Arnot Health.

Driving financial turnaround efforts and performance measures at the system level, collaboratively and respectfully engaging others in advancing initiatives, and partnering with the CEO and senior colleagues on strategic financing and other matters help to define the call for leadership for this unique opportunity. The CFO will foster an atmosphere supporting high performance and personal accountability and will serve as a contributing, strategic and operational leader, further advancing the organization’s strategic goals.

Arnot Health is a regional healthcare delivery system which serves an eight county region in the Southern Tier of New York and Northern Tier of Pennsylvania. Arnot Health is one of the largest employers in the Elmira area, employing approximately 3,000 staff, with 50 different care sites, including 3 hospitals, and a 270 provider multi-specialty medical group. The system’s member organizations include: Arnot Ogden Medical Center, Ira Davenport Memorial Hospital, St. Joseph’s Hospital and Arnot Medical Services.

This role requires an innovative, technically superb leader who is by nature performance-oriented in advancing high quality finance and financial strategy services. Experience developing and leading a financial turnaround plan is highly preferred. The ideal candidate will be a collaborative, communicative, innovative and results-oriented leader with a minimum of 10 years of senior finance experience in a well-performing integrated delivery system ideally as CFO or at a Vice President level. The next CFO will be expected to develop and leverage technology and business intelligence capabilities to provide reporting tools that enable a timely review of financial performance that is useful to management. This person should have strong experience in performing due diligence on strategic partnerships/alliances/affiliations.

Additional information on this position is available in the Leadership Profile at

Please direct all nominations and resumes to Tom Quinn through the office of Melaney Arruda preferably via e-mail to

Posted On: 8/25/19