Mat-Su Health Foundation Welcomes New Staff Member Christopher Emond
Photo courtesy of Mat-Su Health Foundation
Wasilla, Alaska –The Mat-Su Health Foundation (MSHF) recently welcomed Director of Finance Christopher J. Emond to its team. Chris oversees all fiscal and fiduciary responsibilities for the organization, in conjunction with the executive director, board of directors, and finance and audit committees of the board. He plays a key role in the organization’s overall strategy development and implementation; serves as the management liaison to the MSHF board finance and audit committees; and supports joint venture planning and management. He also oversees key operating functions of the organization including accounting, legal and compliance, human resources, IT, physical plant asset management, and grant management function.
"Along with extensive financial management experience, Chris brings strong analytic and strategic thinking capabilities to our team, which will help enhance our hospital partnership engagement and stewardship of our assets toward meaningful community impact,” said Elizabeth Ripley, Mat-Su Health Foundation Executive Director.
Chris came to the Mat-Su Health Foundation from his previous role as director of treasury at Alaska Communications Systems. He earned a Bachelor of Science degree in finance from the University of Houston and serves as an officer on the board of directors for the Alaska E-Health Network. Chris lives in Palmer with his wife and two sons.