Seasoned financial executive Michael Mazeres, CPA, CMPE was recently appointed to serve as Senior Finance Officer (SFO) of Florida Hospital Medical Group (FHMG). Mazeres, who has more than 20 years experience in physician practice management and financial leadership, accepted the position at FHMG following a search engagement managed by FaithSearch Partners.
Of Mazeres’ 25 years spent working in finance, 21 have been focused on the healthcare sector and 15 have been in senior-level positions in large, multi-specialty practices. Most recently, Mazeres served as CFO/COO at Select Physician’s Alliance, P.L. in Tampa, FL where he played a key role in transforming 10 unrelated physician practices to commence operations as a newly-formed practice group within a three month timeframe. Mazeres also served as Executive Director at SMH Radiology Associates, P.A. in Sarasota, FL. Under his leadership, the facility saw a 9% increase in annual collections and a 23% decrease in annual collection costs.
“Michael has a excelled as a financial manager in a number of large, multi-specialty clinical settings,” said Ed Reifsnyder, Senior Vice President of FaithSearch Partners. “He has consistently enhanced financial performance and organizational efficiency through system-wide initiatives, acute strategic oversight and a deep understanding of the industry’s culture. Without question, Michael is capable of making a meaningful impact within the organization and he will be a valuable addition to FHMG’s team of senior leaders.”
FaithSearch Partners is one of the nation’s leading retained executive search firms and is the only one of its kind focused exclusively on identifying and recruiting leaders for churches, parachurch organizations, as well as faith-based hospitals and healthcare systems. Combined, consultants at FaithSearch Partners have successfully managed more than 450 executive-level searches for numerous high-profile faith-based organizations across the country. Its website can be found at www.faithsearchpartners.com.
Florida Hospital Medical Group (FHMG) More than 300 board-certified physicians, 100+ mid-level providers, and 1,200 clinical and support staff in 41 specialties provide patients with a broad range of medical and surgical services. FHMG operates over 120 offices, providing compassionate, multidisciplinary care to more than one million patients a year. FHMG is affiliated with Florida Hospital and is a subsidiary of Adventist Health System, the largest not-for-profit Protestant health care system in the nation, supporting 43 hospitals in 10 states. In existence since 1994, FHMG (originally known as Florida Physicians Medical Group) has demonstrated consistent growth and stability in an ever-changing health care market. More information can be found here.