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Nemours Names Rodney McKendree Chief Financial Officer

Tuesday, Feb 25, 2014


Rodney McKendree

Nemours has named Rodney McKendree to the position of Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer (CFO). McKendree has served Nemours in various capacities in Finance and Administration for 15 years, joining the Nemours’ Executive Team in 2006.

As CFO, McKendree is responsible for leadership of the Nemours’ finance function including the Treasury, Central Business Office, Managed Care and Provider Enrollment, Medicare/Medicaid Reimbursement, Hospital and Practice Finance, Accounting, Payroll, Budget, Materials Management and Corporate Facilities.

McKendree is a native Floridian, born in Jacksonville. He received his undergraduate and master’s degrees in accounting from the University of Florida in Gainesville, Fla., and in 1991 earned the CPA designation. Before coming to Nemours, he worked nine years in public accounting with KPMG as a Senior Manager specializing in the health care and nonprofit sectors, and two years with State Farm insurance.

He is a member of the Florida Institute of Certified Public Accountants (FICPA) and the Healthcare Financial Management Association (HFMA). Rodney is a former member of the Baker County Development Commission having served after an appointment from former Florida Governor Lawton Chiles.

About Nemours

Nemours is an internationally recognized children's health system that owns and operates the two free-standing children’s hospitals: the Nemours/Alfred I. duPont Hospital for Children in Wilmington, Del., and Nemours Children's Hospital in Orlando, Fla., along with outpatient facilities in five states, delivering pediatric primary, specialty and urgent care. Nemours also powers the world’s most-visited website for information on the health of children and teens,, and offers on-demand, online video patient visits through Nemours CareConnect. Nemours is a program dedicated to preventing reading failure in young children, grounded in Nemours’ understanding that child health and learning are inextricably linked, and that reading level is a strong predictor of adult health.

Established as The Nemours Foundation through the legacy and philanthropy of Alfred I. duPont, Nemours provides pediatric clinical care, research, education, advocacy and prevention programs to families in the communities it serves.