I have spent over twenty years in healthcare finance and consulting and look forward to bringing my expertise to new client engagements.

Work History

Work History
1999 - Present


Strong Consulting LLC
Developed consulting firm specializing in financial and operational services to healthcare providers. Currently servicing healthcare clients with an emphasis on cost report preparation, strategic planning, compliance plan design, board facilitation, Medicare audit assistance, budget development, interim CFO assignments, operational reviews, Medicare appeals, financial statement preparation and information system conversions.
Jul 1998 - Jul 1999

Chief Financial Officer

All Care VNA

Responsible for the financial operations of All Care Visiting Nurse Association with net operatingrevenues of $23 million. Accomplishments include: design & implementation of a corporate compliance plan, development of departmental budgeting process, IPS financial modeling andutilization reports, PPS planning, quarterly cash flow projections, development of monthlygeneral statistical report, receivables management, installation of new general ledger (MAS90)and reorganization of finance division.

Jun 1994 - Jul 1998

Senior Manager

Baker Newman & Noyes - CPA Firm
Responsible for the development of a viable home care consulting practice. Have successfully developed 30 home care clients throughout New England while providing Medicare certification assistance, financial modeling, compliance reviews, provider appeals and cost report preparation services. Performed third party reviews in conjunction with annual financial audits of firm clients.
Dec 1991 - Jun 1994

Senior Auditor

Blue Cross/Blue Shield of Maine
Responsible for daily supervision of 10 auditors to include monitoring of workload progress and answering staff questions. Developed the annual audit schedule of 80 providers and assigned auditor settlement objectives for three fiscal years. Revised hospital, home health agency and skilled nursing facility audit procedures to comply with AQRP and Medicare program requirements. Responsible for review of provider submitted direct costing plans.
Sep 1991 - Nov 1991

Loaned Executive

United Way of Greater Portland
Responsible for over 100 business accounts in the finance unit (e.g. banks, insurance, real estate, stockbrokers and developers) at UWOGP during the 1991 campaign. Assisted in the successful fundraising campaign which raised 5.7 million dollars to benefit 38 member agencies serving over 100,000 people in the Greater Portland area.
Feb 1987 - Aug 1991

Senior Auditor

HHAs (Blue Cross/Blue Shield of Maine)
Responsible for supervisory review of audit and problem resolution workpapers. Prepared workpapers for review by the Health Care Financing Administration. Researched Medicare regulations relative to various audit issues.
Mar 1985 - Jan 1987

Medicare Auditor I

Blue Cross/Blue Shield of NH
Responsible for audits of 60 HHAs in NH/VT. Sole HHA auditor on staff responsible for the entire cost report settlement process to include desk review completion, determination of audit scope, scheduling and performance of on-site field audits, writing adjustments to the as filed cost report and conducting exit conferences with providers.


2001 - 2003


Husson College
1981 - 1984


Southern New Hampshire University



MS Dynamics Axapta


HFS Soft Medicare Cost Report

SAGE MIP Fund Accounting

MS Powerpoint

MS Word

MS Excel

Quickbooks Pro