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Centerre Healthcare Appoints Thomas Chadwick as CFO

Centerre Healthcare Appoints Thomas Chadwick as CFO
by Nashville Health Care Council | Oct 18, 2011

NASHVILLE – Nashville based Centerre Healthcare Corporation announces the appointment of Thomas K. Chadwick as Chief Financial Officer and Joe Cowan as Manager of Accounting.

Chadwick comes to Centerre with extensive experience in the Chief Financial Officer role.  Most recently Mr. Chadwick served as Chief Financial Officer for Surgery Center Holdings, Inc. and HealthPlan Holdings, Inc. both located in Tampa, Florida.  He also held the Chief Financial Officer position for Provox Technologies, Inc. in Roanoke, VA and the SVP and Chief Financial Officer position for Misys Healthcare Systems in Raleigh, NC.  Mr. Chadwick has a Masters of Business in Finance from DePaul University Chicago, IL.

In his new position, Chadwick is responsible for equity and venture capital relationships, the development of financial strategies, and the overall financial management of Centerre.  Pat Foster, CEO, states “We are privileged to have Tom join our team.  Tom brings 35 years of finance experience along with a broad range of healthcare experience which complements our current team.  His experience in healthcare partnerships will help us continue to provide strategic value to our current and future partners in the delivery of high quality rehabilitation services across the country.  The addition of both Tom and Joe will help us solidify the company’s infrastructure as we prepare for our next stage of growth.”

William “Joe” Cowan, CPA, comes to Centerre Healthcare from HCA Holdings where he served as Senior II Medicare Cost Report Auditor. Prior to HCA, Mr. Cowan held the Senior Auditor position with Lattimore, Black, Morgan and Cain, PC.  Cowan is responsible for the overall management of the accounting staff and general accounting functions for Centerre Healthcare as well as overseeing accounting standards, principles, and practices.  “Joe’s years of accounting management experience and solid understanding of financial principles make him a valuable asset to our team as we move forward with our continued growth,” says Chadwick.


Centerre Healthcare Corporation – A national provider of inpatient acute rehabilitation services, dedicated solely to partnering with medical centers to complement their healthcare continuum through joint development and operation of acute rehabilitation hospitals and units. In 2011, Inc. Magazine placed Centerre in the top 15% of its annual ranking of the 5,000 fastest-growing private companies in America. In 2009, 50 percent of Centerre Healthcare facilities ranked in the top 10 percent of 805 inpatient rehabilitation facilities (IRFs) that qualified to be ranked in the IRF database of Uniform Data System for Medical Rehabilitation (UDSMR); a ranking which provides a measure of the company’s quality clinical outcomes. For more about Centerre, visit

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