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Haywood named CFO for Genesys Health System

GENESEE COUNTY — Nancy Haywood has been named Chief Financial Officer (CFO) for Genesys Health System. Reporting directly to Betsy Aderholdt, president and CEO of Genesys, Haywood will lead the system’s financial operations, including Accounting, Accounts Payable, Health Information Management, Payroll, Real Estate, Patient Registration, Revenue Cycle, and Financial & Strategic Planning.

A certified public accountant, Haywood has worked in finance at Genesys for the past 21 years, most recently as director of Financial & Strategic Planning.

She replaces Chris Palazzolo, who was promoted to senior vice president and chief operating officer (COO) of Genesys in April.

“Nancy is a natural choice for CFO,” said Aderholdt. “For years, she has been a key leader for our financial operations and has helped achieve significant annual savings for Genesys.”

Haywood earned her bachelor’s of science degree in Accounting from the University of Missouri-Columbia. Prior to joining Genesys, she worked for seven years at Ernst & Young as an accountant and an audit manager. — G.G.

HR School Business Seminar

FLINT — To assist employers with “tuning up” their human resource knowledge and practices, Part 2 of “HR School” will be offered on Thursday, June 9, 8 a.m.-12 p.m. at Kettering University in Flint in Room A of the Campus Center.

There is no fee for the seminar but advance registration is required.

The “HR School” is designed to provide participants with “survival skills” and a refresher on human resources legislation, employee rights, and good management practice.

It is not necessary to have attended Part 1 of “HR School.” Both sessions were created as stand-alones and are appropriate for any size business, from a few employees to one with dedicated HR staff, as well as all levels of management and HR personnel.

The June 9 session of “HR School” covers hiring practices, pay decisions, harassment, performance appraisals, discipline and termination.

Presented by Marc Rideout, President of Corporate Human Resource Solutions, Inc., the workshops are sponsored by Region 6 Michigan Small Business and Technology Development Center (MI-SBTDC) at Kettering University, part of a statewide organization with 12 regional offices that provide no cost counseling, training, information, tools, and resources for new ventures, existing businesses, expanding businesses, and innovative technology ventures. More information on MI-SBTDC can be found at MISBTDC is funded in part through a cooperative agreement with the U.S. Small Business Administration.

To register go to workshop. aspx? ekey= 60310054 Details: Call 810-762-9660. — G.G.

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