Fletcher Allen, a Vermont university hospital and medical center, serves all of
Vermont and the northern New York region. Located in Burlington, Fletcher Allen is a regional, academic healthcare center and teaching hospital in alliance with the University of Vermont.
Fletcher Allen Names Vice President of Finance
Immediate (Tuesday, May 27, 2008)
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Holder, 35, comes to Fletcher Allen from Partners HealthCare System, Inc. Since joining Partners in 1997, she has served in many system-wide financial positions, and most recently served as the controller at Faulkner Hospital in Boston for the past two years.
Partners HealthCare is an integrated health care system founded in 1994 by Brigham and Women's Hospital and Massachusetts General Hospital. In addition to the two founding academic medical centers, the system includes primary care and specialty physicians, community hospitals, specialty facilities, community health centers, and other health-related entities.
Prior to her role at Partners, Holder was employed by Price Waterhouse Coopers in Boston as a senior associate serving organizations that included health care and academic institutions.
“I am very pleased that Sophia has accepted this position,” said Roger Deshaies, chief financial officer, Fletcher Allen. “Her broad experience in health care finance will be a valuable asset to the Finance Department and to the organization.”
“I welcome the opportunity to join Fletcher Allen,” said Holder. “This is a dynamic organization that will offer interesting challenges in the years ahead. I think it will be very rewarding to be a part of this team.”
Holder holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from Boston University, where she graduated magna cum laude. She is a certified public accountant and a member of the National Association of Black Accountants.
Holder, her husband, Charles, and their young son, Charles, Jr., plan to move to the Burlington area this summer.
About Fletcher Allen
Fletcher Allen, together with our partners at the University of Vermont College of Medicine and the College of Nursing and Health Sciences, is Vermont’s academic medical center. Our mission is to improve the health of the people in the communities we serve by integrating patient care, education and research in a caring environment. Fletcher Allen serves as a regional referral center -- providing advanced care to approximately one million people in Vermont and northern New York -- and as a community hospital for approximately 150,000 residents in Chittenden and Grand Isle counties. With more than 30 patient care sites and 100 outreach clinics, programs and services throughout the region, Fletcher Allen is committed to being a national model for the delivery of high-quality academic health care for a rural region.