ELLSWORTH, Maine —Maine Coast Memorial Hospital has hired Chris Frauenhofer as chief financial officer. Frauenhofer will arrive at the hospital at the end of May.
“Chris brings a proven track record of enhancing financial performance, volume growth and organizational efficiency with a strong focus on building collaborative teams,” said Charlie Therrien, president and chief executive officer at Maine Coast Memorial Hospital. “He will be a great addition to the senior-leadership team and ensure the long-term financial strength of our organization.”
Prior to joining Maine Coast Memorial Hospital, Frauenhofer served as CFO for Alice Hyde Medical Center in Malone, N.Y. Frauenhofer also served as CFO at Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center in Niagara Falls, N.Y.
When asked about why he chose to come to Maine, Chris responded, “I have a strong personal and professional commitment to community based healthcare and value the opportunity to work and live in a close knit community located on the coast. I was impressed by the Maine Coast team and look forward to becoming an active member of the organization and the community.”
Chris will be re-locating to Ellsworth with his partner, Kelly Fitzgerald, who is a registered nurse. They have eight children in their combined family.
Frauenhofer earned a master’s degree in business administration from Niagara University and a bachelor’s degree in business administration from State University of New York at Buffalo.