Michael Johnson to be Recognized for Achievements in the 2012 CFO of the Year Awards

LANCASTER, PENNSYLVANIA, (March 8, 2012, Hospital News) - Lancaster Regional Medical Center is pleased to announce that its Chief Financial Officer, Michael Johnson, has been named a finalist in the Public Company category of the 2012 CFO of the Year Awards.   

Mike was nominated by Bob Moore, Chief Executive Officer at Lancaster Regional and was selected as one of the top nominees by the judges for his leadership and achievements within the hospital, as well as his contributions to the community.   

“Mike is a very visible leader who does his best work outside of his office,” commented Moore. “He routinely assists in the development of business plans, the negotiation of agreements and the implementation of solutions to complex issues. His daily engagement has won the admiration of executive team, associates and physicians alike.”  

In 2011, Mike was also named Chief Financial Officer of the Year for the Eastern Group (15 hospitals) at Health Management Associates, the parent company of Lancaster Regional Medical Center. He serves on Health Management Associate’s CFO Leadership Council.   

Mike is involved in many community activities including the United Way, the American Heart Association and Lancaster Emergency Medical Services Association Board of Directors. He also served in the New Jersey Air National Guard for 16 years. Mike resides in Hummelstown and is the father of two daughters.  

The CFO of the Year Awards are a unique local program to honor the unsung heroes of business – financial officers. The program celebrates their work, which is vital to the success and stability of businesses and organizations, as well as the region’s overall economic growth.   

As an award finalist, Mike will be recognized at an event on Thursday, May 31 at York College of Pennsylvania, as well as in a publication to be inserted in the June 8 issue of the Central Penn Business Journal.   

The second annual CFO of the Year Awards are a program of the Central Penn Business Journal and are sponsored by: Stambaugh Ness, BDO, M&T Bank, York College of Pennsylvania, Comcast Business Class, Barley Snyder and FGV Media.   

For more information about the CFO of the Year Awards, to see the complete list of the honorees and/or register to attend the awards reception, visit www.CPBJnow.com/events or contact Colleen Jones at colleenj@journalpub.com or (717) 236-4300.