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Professional Announcement: Vanessa Hinderliter Appointed ECMC Vice President of Finance

BUFFALO, NEW YORK—Erie County Medical Center (ECMC) Corporation officials today announced an appointment to their leadership team.

Vanessa S. Hinderliter, CPA, has been promoted to Vice President of Finance for ECMC Corporation.  With her extensive finance industry experience in healthcare finance and accounting, Vanessa will provide leadership over the daily operations of the Finance department including functions such as financial analysis, budgeting, planning, financial reporting, third party reimbursement, treasury and accounts payable.  Prior to this appointment, Vanessa served as Director of Finance for ECMC for over seven years, managing the financial reporting, accounts payable and treasury functions.

Jon Swiatkowski, ECMC Chief Financial Officer, said, “Vanessa brings a wealth of both industry and institutional experience to the position and we are excited to have her join our leadership team.  During her time here, Vanessa has been an impressive and well-liked leader in this department and we are looking forward to her continuing to add value.”

Vanessa has previously worked in healthcare financial management positions for Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center as Manager of Financial Reporting and at Freed Maxick CPAs, P.C., where she worked in their healthcare assurance practice focusing primarily on long-term care facilities and hospitals.

Vanessa holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Professional Accounting, Accounting Information Systems, and Finance from Canisius College, Buffalo, New York.

Vanessa Hinderliter is a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) in New York State and a Member of the New York State Society of CPAs and the Healthcare Financial Management Association (HFMA).  In 2015, she was honored as a recipient of the Buffalo Business First 30 under 30 award.

ABOUT ERIE COUNTY MEDICAL CENTER (ECMC) CORPORATION: The ECMC Corporation was established as a New York State Public Benefit Corporation and since 2004 has included an advanced academic medical center with 573 inpatient beds, on- and off-campus health centers, more than 30 outpatient specialty care services and Terrace View, a 390-bed long-term care facility. ECMC is Western New York’s only Level 1 Adult Trauma Center, as well as a regional center for burn care, behavioral health services, transplantation, medical oncology and head & neck cancer care, rehabilitation, and a major teaching facility for the University at Buffalo. Most ECMC physicians, dentists and pharmacists are dedicated faculty members of the university and/or members of a private practice plan. More Western New York residents are choosing ECMC for exceptional patient care and patient experiences – the difference between healthcare and true care.

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