Emily DeMarche Named Chief Financial Officer

SYRACUSE, October 17, 2016 -- Syracuse Community Health Center, a Federally Qualified Health Center serving the greater Syracuse area, today announced that Emily DeMarche, CPA has joined the organization as its Chief Financial Officer. Ms. DeMarche brings a rich background in financial management within healthcare organizations and non-profits to strengthen the Center’s new executive team.

“I’m very excited to have Emily as part of Syracuse Community Health Center’s leadership team”, said Leola Rodgers, President and Chief Executive Officer. She added that “Community Health Centers must transform their administrative processes to remain competitive in the emerging value-based payment environment. Emily’s experience implementing financial controls and improving financial transparency and education throughout the organization is a significant asset as we strive to become best-in-class stewards of our financial resources.”

Previously, Ms. DeMarche served as Chief Financial Officer for ProLiteracy Worldwide headquartered in Syracuse, NY. She was the Controller for Associated Medical Professionals of NY. A Certified Public Accountant, she has worked as a Senior Accountant for Polaris Library Systems as well as in the tax and audit practices for Dannible & Mckee and RinehardFitzgerald & DePietro CPAs. Ms. DeMarche holds both a Bachelor of Science and a Bachelor of Applied Science in Accounting from Syracuse University.