Neighborhood Family Practice Names New Chief Financial Officer

Jean Polster, RN, MS, president and chief executive officer of Neighborhood Family Practice, announced yesterday that effective Monday, May 16, Christine Porter will become the Chief Financial Officer for the Federally Qualified Health Center which has been providing high quality health care services to residents of Cleveland’s near west side neighborhoods for over 35 years. 

Ms.Porter has worked at NFP since 2008, first as a senior financial advisor, and more recently as controller. Prior to joining NFP, she served as director of finance for hospitals affiliated with both Cleveland Clinic and University Hospitals of Cleveland. 

“Christine’s  comprehensive grasp of all financial and accounting functions within NFP and her established relationships with our team, combined with her extensive background in health care finance will serve her well in her new role within our organization,” says Polster. “The fact that she identifies so closely –both personally and professionally – with our mission and vision makes her the perfect fit.” 

Ms. Porter attended Ohio University, earned her Bachelors of Business Administration degree in accounting from Kent State University, and her MBA from Cleveland State University. She currently resides in Pepper Pike.