James J. Kelly Jr. has been named senior vice president and chief financial officer for UF Health Shands.
Kelly has served as interim senior vice president and CFO since January. He originally came to UF Health Shands in 2012 as vice president for finance.
“Jim has tremendous expertise and has earned the confidence and trust of leaders at UF Health Shands,” said Ed Jimenez, UF Health Shands CEO. “He has shown that he can balance thinking about our patients and our employees while maintaining a fiscally healthy organization.”
Kelly’s responsibilities include overseeing all revenue cycle activities, including managed care contracting, as well as accounting, tax and reimbursement, financial planning and analysis,
supply chain and accounts payable, and treasury functions.
David S. Guzick, M.D., Ph.D., UF senior vice president for health affairs and UF Health president, said, “We are fortunate to have Jim with us during this period of growth as we continue to focus on patient care, research and education in advancing the missions of the University of Florida.”