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    The Brooklyn Hospital Center Appointed Two Leaders to its Executive Team

    June 28, 2016

    The Brooklyn Hospital Center (TBHC) announced the appointments of two leaders to its Executive Team, Patrick Semenza, CPA as Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer (CFO), and Katherine Schleider, MHA, RN as Senior Vice President, Clinical Integration & Population Health.  

    As CFO, Patrick is responsible for developing and monitoring the financial position of the hospital, as well as advising on corporate strategy, business decisions, financial planning, and management.  He oversees the Departments of Financial Reporting, Budget/Reimbursement, Treasury, and Materials Management.  Patrick has served in previous progressively responsible roles at TBHC since 2008, including as Vice President of Finance for Financial Operations, Assistant Vice President, and Director of Finance.  Prior to joining TBHC, he worked at the auditing firms of BDO Seidman LLP and Condon O’Meara McGinty & Donnelly LLP.  Patrick earned his Bachelor of Business Administration in Accounting from Iona College; he is a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) and Fellow in the Healthcare Financial Management Association.  

    “Patrick Semenza has demonstrated outstanding commitment and financial acumen for The Brooklyn Hospital Center over his years of service,” said Gary Terrinoni, TBHC’s President and CEO.  “As we continue to build a bright future for the hospital and the communities that we serve, I know that he will work tirelessly to strengthen our financial success moving forward.”

    Serving in the role of Senior Vice President, Clinical Integration & Population Health, Katherine is responsible for the integration of TBHC’s services, including care coordination, ambulatory services and population health initiatives.  Prior to joining TBHC, Katherine held clinical and operational planning roles at Kennedy Health in New Jersey, serving as Vice President, Clinical Integration and Population Health, including Physician Services, Family Health Services, Home Care, Long Term Care Services, and Eldercare initiatives.  She has also held clinical nursing positions at Atlanticare Regional Medical Center, William B. Kessler Memorial Hospital, and Kennedy Memorial Hospital, among others.  Earlier in her career, Katherine served in the United States Air Force.   She earned her Bachelor of Science in Technical Management from Wayland Baptist University and Master of Health Administration from University of Phoenix.  

    “Katherine Schleider is a superb addition to our team and has been selected to lead TBHC’s new population health department.  As healthcare evolves, and more care is delivered in the community, Katherine will ensure that we continue to meet our promise of keeping Brooklyn healthy,” stated Mr. Terrinoni.