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Glass Named Vice President of Finance and Supply Chain for Adventist Health System’s Shared Services

Glass has spent more than 16 years with Adventist Health System.

6/1/2018  |  By Melanie Lawhorn

Jim Glass, executive director of finance shared services, has been promoted to vice president of shared services - finance and supply chain for Adventist Health System, effective May 28, 2018.

In this new role, Glass will oversee the shared service functions from procurement to payment and other finance related areas. This consists of the finance shared services areas of accounts payable, general accounting and payroll, as well as supply chain shared services, including purchasing, data integrity and the contact center. Glass will continue to report to Penny Johnson, Adventist Health System’s senior vice president of finance.

Glass has spent more than 16 years with Adventist Health System, serving in roles including accounting finance manager and executive director of finance for both shared services and iSynergy, Adventist Health System’s enterprise resource planning (ERP) initiative.

In 2011, Glass joined the iSynergy team providing leadership in the design and implementation of the PeopleSoft ERP financial applications. In 2017, Glass transitioned from implementation to providing leadership to the finance shared services operations.

“Jim’s talent for identifying the tools needed for process improvement, and his ability to establish and maintain relationships with the marketplace leaders will be key as Adventist Health System expands and increases its reliance on a cohesive shared service operation,” said Johnson.

Glass has a Master of Business Administration and Master of Health Administration from Webster University, as well as a Bachelor of Science in accounting from Southern Adventist University.

He and his wife Teria have two adult sons, Ryan and Kyle, who also live in Central Florida. Jim and Teria, who will celebrate 36 years of marriage in June, enjoy boating and time with family. Jim also enjoys genealogy and serving as chair of the finance committee at the Forest Lake Seventh-day Adventist Church.