Article-Lew Newberry joins staff

Mon, 04/25/2022 - 16:37 -- Cyril Russell

McPherson Hospital is pleased to announce the naming of Lewis Newberry, CPA, as Chief Financial Officer. The Chief Financial Officer role is responsible for overseeing the fiscal operational divisions of the hospital and all other affiliated services.

Newberry comes to McPherson most recently from Huntington, West Virginia where he served as Chief Financial Officer for Mildred Mitchell-Bateman Hospital in Huntington, a 110-bed psychiatric hospital that is part of the West Virginia State Department of Health and Human Services agency.

With an extensive background in health care finance, Newberry brings over 34 years of health care finance experience to McPherson. Prior to serving in West Virginia, he held administrative leadership positions in southeastern states and the upper Midwest.

After an exhaustive search, President and CEO, Chris Stipe, feels they have the right person for the job.  “We are so pleased to welcome Lew to our Senior Leadership Team.  With his experience and team-oriented approach, we are confident he will be the right fit for our culture and operations,” Stipe commented.

“From what I’ve seen, the McPherson area is fortunate to have such a great hospital that provides so many services in a rural setting,” Newberry said. “I am really happy to be joining a team that is committed to growing to serve the community. I am also excited about moving to McPherson and look forward to becoming involved in the community and getting to experience all of the things in the area that make it so special.”