Oral Health America has announced that Vern Broders has accepted the position of Director of Finance and Business Administration, effective October 1, 2013, with the completion his contract on September 30th. Broders will be responsible for financial operations, audit and investments, as well as technology and human resources—two areas for which OHA is seeking new proposals for new service providers and support.
According to Beth Truett, President and CEO, over the past 8 months Broders has done an excellent job in overseeing OHA’s financial investigative projects; developed an outline and completed some policies for risk reduction and operational efficacy; and is in the midst of the Auditor Review and selection process with the Audit and Finance Committee, to be reported at the September Board meeting. In the future, Broders looks forward to playing a key role implementing OHA’s Strategic Growth Financial Plan, particularly the development of scenarios for the Transformational (a.k.a. new business) category.
Broders joins OHA as an Illinois CPA with a BS in Business Administration from the University of Nebraska and an MBA from the University of Chicago Booth School of Business. He spent 15 years in internal audit and other finance roles with Sara Lee in the US and Europe and subsequently served as the Director of Valuation Services at several Chicago-area consulting firms.