Gettysburg, Pa. (May 22, 2022) — Diversus Health’s Kevin Light, Chief Financial Officer, will present The Many Roles Of The Modern CFO – The Diversus Health Approach at the June 2 OPEN MINDS Circle Elite Virtual Executive Roundtable. The session will help members to better understand the market trends impacting the role of CFOs in specialty provider organizations, identify key roles of the post-pandemic CFO, and discuss opportunities to transform the finance department to meet the changing sustainability demands faced by organizations.

Being a CFO in the rapidly changing health and human services market requires new skillsets beyond the traditional focus of managing daily financial activities, safeguarding assets, and producing monthly financial statements. Understanding the complex financial risks organizations need to manage, value-based reimbursement models, changing consumer expectations, and workforce engagement require a CFO to be strategic, innovative, and adaptable. Mr. Light will share his insights on how to approach these new demands, build relationships crucial for strategic impact, ensure work life balance, and have fun during the process.

“The post-pandemic financial department for specialty provider organizations has undergone a variety of organizational shifts in responsibilities and demands” Noted Monica E. Oss, chief executive officer of OPEN MINDS. “It is important for CFO’s to thoroughly understand their new roles and expectations so that they can take full advantage of the opportunities presented to them, better assess future opportunities, and begin using the fiscal department as a catalyst for positive change.”

Diversus Health is a care provider organization that specializes in mental health and behavioral care and counseling. They provide their services in several Colorado communities and focus on assisting the consumer with counseling, psychiatry, addiction, and crisis, through self-empowerment. Diversus is constantly improving the behavioral health of their communities by removing barriers to care, providing quality care services, and focusing on a mindset of continuous quality improvement.

Diversus Health Kevin Light oversees the Financial Operations at Diversus Health. In his leadership capacity, he provides timely and accurate financial information guiding the company’s financial strategy and positioning. Additionally, Mr. Light’s responsibilities include the protection of Diversus Health assets and allocation of resources. Mr. Light has been with the company for over 16 years and was drawn to not-for-profit work that supports a strong mission. Mr. Light has a passion for helping people positively change their lives, this was a strong motivating factor when he joined the organization in 2006, and this passion still drives his work today. Mr. Light completed graduate coursework in Database Designs in 2003 and before that earned a Bachelor of Science in Accounting and Finance in 1991 from the University of Colorado – Colorado Springs.

To register for the June 2 event, visit https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/620106289485179664.

The June 2 Circle Elite Executive Roundtable is offered as part of a weekly series designed to help executive teams navigate the business, organizational, operational, and culture changes of a market in turbulence during (and after) the COVID-19 crisis. Each one-hour briefing outlines a field-tested approach for recovering from the crisis and developing a plan for organizational sustainability. Once an exclusive benefit to Elite members of the OPEN MINDS Circle, these impactful sessions are now available to all OPEN MINDS subscribers and available on demand.

This roundtable is part of The OPEN MINDS CFO Consortium which will provide executives with the tools and ability to strategically assess and position their organizations for longer-term sustainability and growth. Through on-site and virtual education, The OPEN MINDS CFO Consortium will utilize the talents of participants, as well as the OPEN MINDS team, to provide executives with the skillset necessary to develop and implement an organizational strategic sustainability plan to position their organization for competitive advantage in an ever-changing external environment. The consortium is open to all Elite members, to learn more and sign up, visit https://openminds.com/store/cfo-consortium/.

About OPEN MINDS
OPEN MINDS is a national market intelligence, management consulting, and marketing services firm specializing exclusively in the markets of the health and human service field that serve consumers with chronic conditions and complex support needs. OPEN MINDS’ mission is to provide payers, service provider organizations, and technology and scientific firms that serve these consumers with the market and management knowledge needed to improve their organizational efficiency and effectiveness.

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