POUGHKEEPSIE – Katherine Bacher has been named chief financial officer of Health Quest Systems Inc.
“I am pleased to have the opportunity to contribute to the mission and vision of Health Quest in this leadership position,” Bacher said. “My goal is to help support the system’s ongoing growth and innovation, and to assist Health Quest in navigating the complexity of the rapidly changing healthcare landscape.”
A resident of Cornwall, Bacher has substantial experience with Health Quest, having served the organization for more than 17 years. She has held several positions of increasing accountability within the finance department, including controller and vice president of financial operations.
“I am thrilled Katherine has accepted our invitation to assume the role of Health Quest’s chief financial officer,” said Health Quest president and CEO, Robert Friedberg. “Her knowledge of the system and dedication to its success will help us achieve our vision of becoming a nationally recognized health system in the near future.”
Bacher graduated from Fairfield University in Connecticut with a degree in accounting. She is enrolled in the Executive MBA program at Columbia Business School in Manhattan.
Bacher has volunteered as a Girl Scout leader for 10 years and has contributed more than 1,000 hours of community service with her troop. In addition, she serves as an active board member for Planned Parenthood of the Mid-Hudson Valley.
To learn more about Health Quest, visit http://www.healthquest.org.