Robert Hemker - Chief Financial Officer
Bob Hemker was appointed Chief Financial Officer (CFO) of Palomar Health in May 2001, and subsequently served as Palomar Health’s Interim President and Chief Executive Officer from May 2002 through January 2003. A 22-year veteran of the healthcare industry, Bob has extensive experience managing the financial and operational aspects of healthcare organizations, working closely with community, physician, and board representatives. Bob’s career includes CFO, COO and CEO experience in for-profit, not-for-profit, and governmental acute care hospitals in Southern California and Hawaii. He has also served as a consultant to various healthcare sectors.
Hemker's responsibilities include: Supply chain management, all aspects of revenue cycle, IT, financial accounting, budgeting, contracting, strategic financial planning, treasury, and capital formation.
He holds a Master’s in Healthcare Administration and a BS in Accounting. A member of Healthcare Financial Management Association since 1983, he is currently the President of the San Diego/Imperial County Chapter, having served on its Board of Directors since 2002.
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