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Vera Schuman

Chief Financial Officer

Vera joins the KMC ohana with more than 37 years of business administration experience and 19 of which years of which are in Healthcare Financial Management experience, 10 years as a Healthcare CFO. First 14 years of career were owning and operating a small town bakery in east central MN.

 

Vera is a graduate of St. Catherine's University in St. Paul, MN.  During her time at St. Catherine's, she earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration and Accounting and a Masters degree of Arts in Organizational Leadership.  Vera earned a Master of Arts Certificate in Spirituality and Leadership from St. Catherine’s University in St. Paul, MN.  

 

 

 

Master of Arts – Organizational Leadership: Master of Arts Certificate – Spirituality and Leadership. Undergraduate and Graduate degrees earned from St. Catherine’s University, St. Payl, MN. Licensed Nursing Home Administrator in the state of MN.

 

 

 

Community Involvement/Notable Affiliations: Currently a Fellow of the Healthcare Financial Management Association; Certified Financial Management Professional through HFMA, Certified Advanced Studies in Healthcare Finance Accounting and Budgeting. New to the area but seek to become involved in the community; areas of interest are community outreach/services, environment sustainability, and feeding people (I love to cook and bake!). I also have a great passion for healthcare reform.

 

 

 

Education: Bachelor of Science – Business Administration/Accounting; Master of Arts –

 

Organizational Leadership: Master of Arts Certificate – Spirituality and Leadership. . Licensed Nursing Home Administrator in the state of MN.

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Community Involvement/Notable Affiliations: Currently a Fellow of the Healthcare Financial Management Association;

 

Certified Financial Management Professional through HFMA,

 

Certified Advanced Studies in Healthcare Finance Accounting and Budgeting. New to the area but seek to become involved in the community; areas of interest are community outreach/services, environment sustainability, and feeding people (I love to cook and bake!).

 

I also have a great passion for healthcare reform.

 

"I love working in healthcare because it is a means to use my business skills for the good of the community – accounting with a mission! It is very important to me that my work has a greater purpose and the healthcare industry fulfills that purpose."

Email: Vschumann@KMC-hi.org

Phone:  808-380-3755

Diane brings over 30 years of experience in nursing, with 12 of those years being in nursing leadership roles. Diane has been the Chief Nursing Officer at Kahuku Medical Center since May 2015, and under her leadership Kahuku Medical Center earned their primary accreditation from Joint Commission. She also enrolled Kahuku Medical Center in the Premier National Hospital Improvement Innovation Network (HIIN) through their affiliation with Healthcare Association of Hawaii to help drive and promote performance improvement throughout the facility.

Prior to joining Kahuku Medical Center, Diane held positions in nursing leadership at North Hawaii Community Hospital, Ardent Lovelace Women’s Hospital in Albuquerque, New Mexico, Intermountain LDS Hospital and Cottonwood Hospital, in Salt Lack City, Utah.

Diane earned her Bachelor of Science in Nursing, and Master of Science in Nursing Administration with an emphasis in Education degrees from Stevens Henagar College. She is a member of the American Organization of Nurse Leaders (AONL), and state affiliate, the Hawaii Organization of Nurse Leaders (HONL), and is also a member of the American College of Healthcare Executives (ACHE) and is active in their local chapter.

Diane is engaged in Kahuku Medical Center’s Community Outreach, volunteering regularly to provide first aid at Kahuku High School football games, local marathon’s and other community events.

(808) 293-9221 |  56-117 Pualalea Street  Kahuku, Hawaii 96731

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