Tom Wagner Appointed as CFO at Avera St. Mary’s

Avera St. Mary's Hospital


PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) A new Chief Financial Officer has been appointed for Avera St. Mary’s.  Tom Wagner was named as the new CFO.  The announcement was made yesterday.  Wagner has served Avera St. Mary’s for almost 33 years.  He has been Budget Analyst, Director of Finance and most recently, worked as Interim CEO.  Joseph Messmer, Interim Regional President for Avera St. Mary’s, says Wagner’s experience in health care finance is important and his long tenure with St. Mary’s enhances his ability to handle the rapidly changing health care environment.  Avera St. Mary’s includes Avera St. Mary’s Hospital, Avera Maryhouse Long Term Care and Avera ParkWood Independent Living Apartments in Pierre; as well as facilities in Gettysburg.

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