Browns Mills-based Deborah Heart and Lung Center on May 18 announced the appointment of Thomas Percello as executive vice president finance, chief financial officer.
Percello joins Deborah from Hunterdon Healthcare System where he served as corporate director of finance. Prior to that, he spent 25 years in various CFO and senior finance roles at Community Medical Center, Toms River; and Kimball Medical Center, Lakewood; as well as corporate positions in the RWJ Barnabas Health System.
“We are delighted to have Tom join our team,” said Joseph Chirichella, president and CEO at Deborah. “When we initiated our search we felt it important to find a health care financial professional with New Jersey experience. Tom most certainly brings that asset to our organization along with experience both in a community and corporate setting. He has a vast range of experience in health care financial management and I expect he will quickly integrate into our leadership team. We anticipate he will play a key role in process improvement and cost savings, revenue growth, and driving financial improvements.”
Percello holds an MBA and is also a CPA. He is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, the New Jersey Society of Certified Public Accountants, and the Healthcare Financial Management Association, of which he is a Fellow.