Michele Frankel, CPA, has been named Regional Chief Financial officer for Northwell Health’s Northwest Region effective July 2017. Ms. Frankel will provide strategic financial operations oversight to the health system’s Manhattan and Westchester facilities, including Lenox Hill Hospital; Manhattan Eye, Ear and Throat Hospital; Lenox Health Greenwich Village; Northern Westchester Hospital; and Phelps Hospital.
Ms. Frankel was previously the Chief Financial Officer and Vice President of Finance at Huntington Hospital, also part of Northwell Health. In that role, she was responsible for assessing and implementing fiscal policies and programs. She originally joined Northwell Health – then known as North Shore Health System – in 1995 as an accounting manager. Ms. Frankel left the health system in 1999 to pursue other opportunities but returned in 2004 as financial project manager. In 2006, she was promoted to Assistant Director of Faculty Practice Plan Financial Operations and eventually progressed to Associate Executive Director of Finance at Glen Cove Hospital before moving on to her aforementioned senior leadership role at Huntington in 2015.
Ms. Frankel earned her Bachelor’s degree in accounting from the State University of New York at Binghamton. She is a member of prestigious professional associations that include the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and New York State Society of Certified Public Accountants.
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