Lori Linder

Lori is a healthcare executive with over 37 years of broad leadership experience in a multisite health system, community hospitals, and large private and national medical groups, serving in the roles of Chief Financial Office and Chief Operating Officer. Lori is recognized for knowledge of multi-layered healthcare environments and delivering results in challenging matrix-managed delivery centers. Lori’s credentials include a verifiable record for bringing both operational and financial stability to organizations, and maintaining growth through improved internal process management and consolidation of administrative practices.

Lori’s business acumen and leadership successes in the following areas: Healthcare Strategic Planning, Infrastructure development, Compliance Monitoring, Mergers & Acquisitions, Community Needs Analysis, Full-cycle P&L Management, Standalone & Multi-facility Healthcare Supply Chain, and Patient Satisfaction.

As a CFO for a 700 bed hospital campus for a multisite health system, Lori managed a budget of $1.8B in revenue, and $518M in total expense. She was an early adopter of a national benchmarking process that led to a focus in productivity reducing expenses by several million dollars. Lori also provided executive financial leadership in the development of a new Children’s hospital in the Phoenix metropolitan area, as well as the start-up of a new hospital campus in Pinal County.

Lori was also Divisional CFO for a large national medical group that comprises the nation’s leading providers of neonatal, anesthesia, maternal-fetal and pediatric subspecialty services. She managed a budget of $1.3B in net revenue and $405M in Operating Income from 150+ practices across 20 states.

Credentials Include:

  • Master’s in Business Administration and Master’s in Health Administration, Ohio State University
  • Bachelors of Science in Accounting, Ohio State University
  • Certified Health Care Compliance Professional

Lori’s awards include:

  • 2013 Arizona Business Magazine – 50 Most influential Women in Arizona Business
  • 2014 Phoenix Business Journal – 25 Dynamic Women in Business