October 01, 2014
New Financial Leadership Will Lead Strategic Initiatives to Support Company Growth
Boston, Massachusetts – Press Ganey announced today that Matt Hallgren has been promoted to the role of Chief Financial Officer (CFO) and Kip Emenhiser has been promoted to the role of Chief Accounting Officer (CAO). In their new roles, Hallgren will oversee financial strategy and analysis, and Emenhiser will be responsible for accounting and budgeting—all functions essential to managing Press Ganey’s future growth as the company continues to deliver industry-leading solutions.
“Both Matt and Kip are invaluable assets to Press Ganey’s team and their contributions to the success of our company made them both natural choices to take on these leadership roles,” said Patrick T. Ryan, CEO, Press Ganey. “Their wide-ranging expertise and proven ability to support, execute and oversee financial strategies will allow Press Ganey to further its mission of supporting clients in capturing the voice of every patient and delivering patient-centered care.”
As CFO, Hallgren will be responsible for Press Ganey’s financial reporting, accounting, planning and analysis, tax and treasury. He has more than 17 years of financial experience, including public accounting at both Arthur Andersen and Deloitte, where he was a manager in the audit practice. Additionally, he held positions at global public companies, including the Boeing Company in the technical accounting group and Heidrick & Struggles International as CAO. Hallgren received his bachelor’s degree in accounting from Augustana College and is a certified public accountant.
Emenhiser joined Press Ganey in December 2001, after serving as a public accountant with PricewaterhouseCoopers. At Press Ganey, he has been responsible for financial reporting and analysis, budgeting, accounting, accounts payable and payroll. In his new role as CAO, Emenhiser will also assume responsibility for the business services and financial systems teams. Emenhiser received his bachelor’s degree in accounting from Indiana University and is a certified public accountant.