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BW business, health care MBA alumnus named CFO at Ohio hospice provider

Photo of Jeff KovacsWith a B.A. in Business Administration and an MBA in Health Care from Baldwin Wallace, Jeff Kovacs '99, MBA '10, is taking on a new financial leadership role as chief financial officer at Hospice of the Western Reserve (HWR).

He now leads the accounting and finance functions, including financial reporting, budgeting, banking relationships and general business operations, of the nonprofit agency that provides palliative end-of-life care, caregiver support and bereavement services.

Solid Strategic Skills

HWR President and CEO Bill Finn credits operational efficiencies and successful annual audits to Kovacs' long-term vision. "As a health care industry finance and operations expert with more than 20 years of solid strategic planning skills, he is well-qualified to provide the financial leadership our organization needs to continue to thrive in a challenging health care environment," Finn said.

Experienced Industry Professional

Prior to his appointment, Kovacs served as HWR's Director of Finance for four years, managing the accounts payable, accounting, payroll and procurement operations teams.
He was also director of finance and revenue cycle management for Akron General Hospital, where he oversaw financial and billing operations of a multispecialty physician group with more than 200 providers.

Kovacs is a licensed CPA in Ohio and has served as treasurer and member of the Board of Directors for the American College of Healthcare Executives, Northern Ohio Chapter. He is also an active member of the Ohio Society of CPAs and the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants.

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