Good Shepherd Rehabilitation Network today appointed Ronald J. Petula, CPA, of Wallingford, Pennsylvania, as Senior Vice President of Finance and Chief Financial Officer (CFO). Petula was promoted to the position from Vice President of Finance.
Petula began at Good Shepherd in 1999 as Director of Finance. He then became Good Shepherd’s Corporate Director of Financial Planning in 2002 and Vice President of Finance in 2008. Prior to joining Good Shepherd, Petula held financial positions at Easton Hospital, Pittsburgh Mercy Health System and Arthur Andersen & Co.
Petula holds a bachelor’s degree from Duquesne University in Pittsburgh and is a certified public accountant.
“Ron has provided strong financial leadership and has a proven track record with our organization,” said John Kristel, MBA, MPT, President & CEO, Good Shepherd Rehabilitation Network. “Ron is creative, driven and committed to aligning Good Shepherd’s financial results with our mission.”
As SVP of Finance and CFO, Ron will be part of the Good Shepherd Senior Leadership Team and will be responsible for the finances for Good Shepherd’s Lehigh Valley-based operation and Good Shepherd Penn Partners, based in Philadelphia. He will oversee the following Good Shepherd departments: accounting/finance, information technology, materials management, health information services and patient financial services.
Patty Pologruto