Robert Kertis, New CFO, Leads Financial Team
Brook Lane welcomed Bob Kertis as Chief Financial Officer on June 7, 2021. Originally from Western Pennsylvania, Bob received his Bachelor of Science degree in business administration with a major in finance and a minor in accounting from the Indiana University of Pennsylvania. He later earned a Masters of Business Administration from Robert Morris College in Pittsburgh, PA.
He began his career working in various financial roles for hospital systems in Pittsburgh and Harrisburg, PA. For seven years he was the Vice President of Finance and Chief Financial Officer for Calvert Health System in Prince Frederick, MD. Most recently, Bob was the Executive Director, Revenue Cycle at UPMC Western Maryland, in Cumberland, MD. He is a Fellow of the Healthcare Financial Management Association and has completed Six Sigma training.
Bob brings with him significant strategic, operational and financial experience. He is well-versed in revenue cycle, compliance, joint ventures, operational improvement, patient satisfaction, contracting and population health. He has worked in all phases of healthcare, including hospitals, physician practices and insurance.
“From working in the healthcare arena over the years I’ve gained varied experience and I hope to bring valuable guidance and have a positive impact on the direction and success of Brook Lane,” says Bob. “Because I have young children, it is meaningful to me to join an organization that provides many important programs and services that fulfill the mental health care needs of kids in this area.”
Bob lives in Dillsburg, PA and has a 10 year-old son and a 7 year-old daughter. He enjoys traveling and adventure fishing with his children. He also plays the guitar and likes to exercise and hike in his spare time.