New Chief Financial Officer Joins Munson Healthcare


Munson Healthcare President and CEO Ed Ness recently announced that Paul Konopacki  has joined the health system as chief financial officer (CFO). He began his new role on Jan. 3.

“Paul stood out above the rest as a seasoned financial executive with an approachable leadership style. His well-rounded senior leadership experience spans physician practices, hospitals and risk-based contracting and includes finance and accounting management,” Ness said. “As we seek to meet new patient expectations and adjust to the ever-changing healthcare industry landscape, Paul has the experience, demeanor, vision, and leadership skills to support our organization through this evolution.” 

Most recently, Konopacki held the role of chief financial officer at Corewell Health – Lakeland Division in Grand Rapids. In addition to his divisional CFO responsibilities there, he also served as the system financial executive for automation, value-based care, and physician compensation. 

Konopacki has a Bachelor of Science degree in accounting from Upper Iowa University in Madison, Wis., and a Master of Business Administration in finance degree from Concordia University of Wisconsin in Mequon, Wis. He is a certified public accountant.

“I’m grateful for the opportunity to join a great organization that is respected around the state and nationally,” Konopacki said. “I look forward to helping the health system stay financially strong to meet the needs of our communities.”