Broward Health North names Kim Braxl Cole New Chief Financial Officer
By Jennifer Smith
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. – Broward Health has named Kim Braxl Cole, CPA, as chief financial officer of Broward Health North.
In her position as CFO, Cole will be responsible for directing the coordination of onsite financial services to ensure sound fiscal management of Broward Health North. She will work closely with the leadership team to further cultivate an environment of operational efficiency and strong financial results.
“We are excited to welcome Kim to the Broward Health-team,” said Beverly Capasso, President/CEO of Broward Health.
“She is an experienced, talented executive and she will play a key role in the continuous improvement of our financial out-look, ultimately lessening our dependency on taxpayer subsidies.”
With more than 20 years of financial experience in the healthcare services industry, Cole most recently served as controller of Delray Medical Center. During her tenure, she led a cost-savings initiative as a member of the operations committee that realized an annual savings of almost half a million dollars. She also implemented corporate initiatives that resulted in $2.4 million in budgeted savings.
Prior to that, Cole served as vice president and controller at CareGuide in Coral Springs and was also manager of financial services at Holy Cross Hospital in Fort Lauderdale.
Cole has a Bachelor of Science in both accounting and finance from Florida State University.