VanderLinden Hired as Medical Center CFO

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The Greene County Medical Center board of trustees and their affiliation partner, Iowa Health – Des Moines announced at their January 17 meeting the hiring of a Chief Financial Officer. Mark VanderLinden will join the medical center in mid-February.

VanderLinden comes from Pekin Memorial Hospital in Pekin, Illinois, where he has served as Controller and Director of Finance since 2009. Prior to his position at Pekin, VanderLinden was at Pella Regional Health Center in Pella, Iowa.

His success in leading a high-performing finance department at Pekin Memorial will prove to be an important asset for Greene County Medical Center as it moves forward. CEO Carl Behne said, “Mark will bring a wealth of financial knowledge to the medical center in a time where we continue to deal with declining reimbursement as well as the many other financial challenges rural hospitals face.”

VanderLinden and his wife Wendy have two children, Gavin and Lucy.