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Karen M. McElhinny

Chief Financial Officer

Phone: 814.874.5502

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  • Bachelor of Science Degree in Accounting and Master’s in Business Administration (MBA)from Gannon University
  • Certified Public Accountant (CPA)
  • Served most recently as Vice President-Finance at Saint Vincent Health System, having held several finance positions over 21 years with the organization leading and directing the financial accounting and planning functions of the Health System
  • Finance Committee and Board Member of several Saint Vincent Health System affiliates and Sisters of Saint Joseph Neighborhood Network
  • Served as Vice President-Finance and Treasurer for Erie Malleable Iron
  • Five years of public accounting experience with a local public accounting firm
  • Member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA) and Pennsylvania Institute of Certified Public Accountants (PICPA)
  • Member of the Healthcare Financial Management Association (HFMA) – Western Pennsylvania Chapter serving in various officer roles including Chapter President and Chapter Sponsorship Chair and member of the HFMA National Advisory Board


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