Virtua promotes Robert Segin to Executive Vice President of Finance
Robert Segin, CPA, has been promoted to Executive Vice President of Finance at Virtua. Segin retains his role as Chief Financial Officer. Segin has served Virtua, previously West Jersey Health System, for more than 25 years, most recently as Chief Financial Officer. His expanded role includes planning for Virtua’s future growth.
“Bob’s promotion is a reflection of the excellent financial knowledge he brings to Virtua,” said Richard P. Miller, Virtua CEO. “He is a loyal and trustworthy professional and a valued team member. Bob’s expertise in investments and capital markets is a tremendous asset to Virtua’s growth and sustainability.”
Segin is involved in operations, facility planning and capital funding, including the development of the Virtua Voorhees replacement hospital along Route 73 that opens in 2011. He has led the organization through the process of securing more than $565 million in financing for the state-of-the-art digital hospital. Segin has worked diligently to help Virtua achieve the credit rating that gives the organization greater access to funding for capital projects.
“I am honored to assume additional duties at what has become recognized as a world-class healthcare system as it continues to grow and serve the needs of the community,” said Segin. “Virtua has always been about the people who we care for and the people who work here. Although I don’t help patients clinically, my role at Virtua helps sustain excellent patient care while maintaining fiscal stability.”
Segin is a certified public accountant in New Jersey and Pennsylvania. He is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, the New Jersey Society of Certified Public Accountants, the Pennsylvania Institute of Certified Public Accountants, and the Healthcare Financial Management Association. He serves on the Investment, Finance and Audit & Compliance Committees of the New Jersey Hospital Association and is a committee member with the March of Dimes. Segin was recently honored as a Philadelphia Business Journal 2010 CFO of the Year in the large non-profit category. He received his accounting degree from Penn State University.
As one of New Jersey’s largest health systems, Virtua helps people be well, get well and stay well through a comprehensive range of health care services. Services are delivered through three health and wellness centers, three fitness centers, three acute care hospitals, primary and specialty physician practices with more than 240 physicians, urgent care centers, nine ambulatory surgery centers, home health services, two long-term care and rehabilitation centers, 12 paramedic units and a wide range of outpatient services. A leader in maternal and child health services, Virtua delivers more than 8,000 babies a year. Virtua also provides employment and wellness services to 1,700 businesses and corporations. An innovator in clinical and information technology such as electronic medical records, Virtua is recognized for its ground-breaking partnerships with GE Healthcare
, Children's Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP)
and the Fox Chase Cancer Center
. Virtua employs more than 8,700 people and has been honored as the #1 Best Place to Work in the Delaware Valley every year since 2007. It is the recipient of the Consumer Choice Award from the National Research Corporation. For more information, visit www.virtua.org