University Medical Names Kashmanian Chief Financial Officer

Thursday, December 08, 2016
GoLocalProv News Team

Ann Kashmanian
University Medicine has named Ann Kashmanian, CPA, MBA as their new Chief Financial Officer. 

“Ann has an extensive background in financial operations and care management, directly related to hospital operations, and we are so pleased to have her as our CFO. With her proven success at increasing efficiencies, streamlining operations, reducing costs and modernizing systems on both the accounting and clinical sides, we are confident that Ann’s leadership will help keep University Medicine in excellent fiscal condition,” said Dr. Louis Rice, MD, president and CEO of University Medicine. 

In her role, Kashmanian will be responsible for  developing a strategic financial plan to allow University Medicine to thrive in a changing health care environment, exploring new business models to optimize relationships with health care partners and coordinating internal financial management structure and practices. 

Ann Kashmanian 

Kashmanian has been employed in financial management in the health care sector of Rhode Island since 1987. For the last 15 years, she has served roles such as treasurer and chief financial officer of Newport Hospital and vice president of finance for Rhode Island Hospital and The Miriam Hospital. 

Before joining University Medicine, she held the position of senior vice president of financial operations and can management at Lifespan. 

Kashmaniain earned a bachelor of arts degree from Holy Cross College in Worcester, Massachusetts and her master’s of business administration degree from Northeastern University in Boston. She lives in North Providence. 

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