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Mercy Welcomes Steve McDonnell as Chief Financial Officer
Mercy Welcomes Steve McDonnell as Chief Financial Officer


Mercy Hospital and EMHS introduce Steve McDonnell as the new chief financial officer at Mercy. Steve comes to Maine from Sibley Memorial Hospital in Washington, DC, a member of Johns Hopkins Medicine. Prior to Sibley, Steve held financial roles at George Washington University Medical Center in Washington, DC, and Indiana University Medical Center in Indianapolis, Indiana. Steve has an MBA from American University in Washington, DC and a BS in Accounting from Butler University in Indianapolis.  He is a certified public accountant and a Fellow in the Healthcare Financial Management Association (HFMA).

In his role as chief financial officer at Mercy, Steve will report directly to EMHS senior vice president and chief financial officer, Derrick O. Hollings, with matrix reporting to Mercy president and CEO Eileen Skinner, FACHE. He will be a key member of the Mercy Executive Management Team, and will be charged with facilitating all of the local systems and analyses necessary to achieve Mercy’s financial targets within the framework of EMHS. Steve’s direct reports include: Lora Morse, Brian Murphy, Vicki Dillingham, and Susan Waltz. Chris Robinson, Mercy reimbursement consultant, will report directly to Mike Nickerson, director of Reimbursement, in the EMHS Home Office.

Steve began his new role at Mercy on Wednesday, January 28, 2015.  His office is located in the administration office on B1 at the State Street campus in Portland.

About Mercy Health Care System of Maine

Mercy Health System, a member of EMHS, includes Mercy Hospital, Gary’s House, McAuley Residence, Mercy Recovery Center, and VNA Home Health Hospice. Mercy Health System provides a broad range of medical and surgical services through nine primary care locations, five express care locations, and 17 subspecialty physician practices ranging from thoracic and spine surgery, to ENT and cancer care. A not-for-profit organization, Mercy Hospital is sponsored by the Sisters of Mercy of the Americas, Northeast Community. More information on Mercy is available at

About EMHS

EMHS, headquartered in Brewer, Maine, is a not-for-profit health delivery system, with a strong presence in central, eastern and northern Maine. The EMHS mission is to maintain and improve the health and well-being of the people of Maine through a well-organized network of local health care providers who, together, offer high quality, cost-effective services to their communities. EMHS employs more than 10,000 people, including more than 600 physicians. The system includes eight hospitals, five emergency transport units, including half of the joint venture that is LifeFlight of Maine, a strong home care and hospice organization, and nine nursing homes and retirement communities. For more information visit



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