University of Maryland Upper Chesapeake Health (UM UCH) has appointed Henry J. Franey, MBA, executive vice president and chief financial officer of the University of Maryland Medical System, to its board of directors.
A financial management expert with more than 35 years of experience in the health care sector, Franey has served in senior leadership positions at the University of Maryland Medical Center since 1992. He is responsible for the medical system’s financial services, supply chain and information technology.
Prior to joining the University of Maryland Medical Center, Franey was a health care consulting partner at KPMG’s Baltimore office.
“University of Maryland Upper Chesapeake Health is fortunate to have Henry Franey join our board,” said Lyle Sheldon, president and CEO of UM UCH. “His financial management expertise in health care is a very welcome addition to our board of directors as we work to reshape health care delivery to make Harford County the healthiest community in our state.”
A certified public accountant, Franey holds a bachelor’s degree in business administration from Towson University and an MBA in finance from Loyola University Maryland. He is past president of the Maryland Chapter of the Healthcare Financial Management Association and has served on its national advisory council.
About University of Maryland Upper Chesapeake Health
In December 2013, Upper Chesapeake Health became University of Maryland Upper Chesapeake Health. It consists of the University of Maryland Upper Chesapeake Medical Center and the Patricia D. and M. Scot Kaufman Cancer Center in Bel Air and the University of Maryland Harford Memorial Hospital in Havre de Grace. The leading health care system and largest private employer in Harford County, UM Upper Chesapeake Health offers a broad range of health care services, technology and facilities to the residents of northeastern Maryland. Visit www.umuch.org for more information.