Today, Stormont Vail Health announced the selection of Peg Burnette, CPA, FHFMA, as the senior vice president and chief financial officer. Peg comes to Stormont Vail with a wealth of experience and a career filled with accomplished service. She brings over 16 years of experience as CFO of Denver Health and Hospital Authority, where she was recognized as CFO of the Year by Denver Business Journal and one of Colorado’s Top 25 Most Powerful Women by the Colorado Women’s Chamber of Commerce. She is a Fellow and former board member of the Healthcare Financial Management Association. She also has extensive experience in governmental affairs.
Peg grew up in Topeka and graduated from Topeka High School and the University of Kansas. She will join the team on April 19, 2021, where she will be responsible for the health system’s financial performance, including financial audit, financial management, revenue cycle services, and supply chain management. Additionally, she will oversee design and construction, environmental services, nutritional services and the information technology and systems for the health system.
“Peg’s extensive experience has distinguished her as a health care finance leader, committed to delivering results with a focus on the patients and families we serve,” said Robert Kenagy, M.D., president and CEO, Stormont Vail Health. “Under her leadership, Stormont Vail will be able to continue to provide high-quality, efficient integrated care to our patients and the 400,000 resident area that our health system serves.
Peg is succeeding Robert Langland, CPA, who is retiring to join his son and fiancé in Costa Rica, where they plan to reside as a family. We want to thank Robert for his service to Stormont Vail’s mission and the communities we serve over the last three years. Robert’s last day will be January 8. Stormont Vail controller, Michael Kongs, will serve as interim chief financial officer beginning January 10 through April 18.