Laura Dow was named chief financial officer in 2016, after serving as vice president of finance for four years. She oversees day-to-day financial reporting, corporate reimbursement, treasury, and decision support at Memorial University Medical Center (MUMC).
Dow came to MUMC in 2002 as director of finance and operations for the Memorial Health Foundation. In 2005, she moved into the role of assistant controller and treasury manager. She later served as director of finance and controller before being named vice president. Dow worked closely with Memorial’s CEO to implement major changes in collection processes, bond refinancing, and a business purchasing partnership. These changes contributed to a financial turn-around for MUMC.
Dow earned her bachelor’s degree in accounting and her Master in Accountancy degree at Georgia Southern University in Statesboro. She is a licensed and certified public accountant. Dow also serves as treasurer of the board of directors for Riverview Health.