Good Samaritan Welcomes New Chief Financial Officer

Good Samaritan is pleased to announce that Thom Cook has been appointed Chief Financial Officer effective December 2, 2015.

Cook brings multiple years of financial and accounting experience in the health care industry to his role at Good Samaritan. He recently served as CFO for the past five years at St. Vincent’s in Indianapolis. Cook has also been the CFO at Howard Regional in Kokomo for 11 years and has a total of 35 years of experience in health care financial management.

“I am joining a great team at Good Samaritan,” said Cook. “I am looking forward to playing a part in the future growth of the hospital and am excited to work with a group of individuals who are focused on the continued success of this organization.”

Cook has a Master’s degree in Accounting and a Bachelor’s degree in Economics and Finance. He taught Finance at Indiana University to undergraduates and graduates. He is also a Fellow in the American College of health care Executives (ACHE) and the Health care Financial Management Association (HFMA) and is a Certified Public Accountant.

“We are very excited about the arrival of Thom to Good Samaritan,” states Rob McLin, President and CEO at Good Samaritan. “I have had the opportunity to serve with him on the IHA and VHA Finance Boards and know that he will be an outstanding contributor to the Good Samaritan leadership team. I am looking forward to working with him and I am excited to see what new ideas he has to ensure our success as a regional center of excellence.”

Cook and his wife Kathy, who is a health care professional in the behavioral health setting, have two adult children. In his free time, Thom enjoys being in the outdoors, bicycling, golfing, fishing and painting.

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