Island Hospital
Elise Cutter, Chief Financial Officer

Elise Cutter CFO, Island HospitalFormerly the Director of Business Operations and Physician Clinics, Elise Cutter was named Chief Financial Officer of Island Hospital in January 2013.

Cutter received a Bachelor's degree in Science and Accounting from Villanova University, near Philadelphia, PA. Prior to joining Island Hospital in 2001, she was employed at Deloitte & Touche, Seattle, WA and as a controller for a manufacturing firm in Everett, WA.

In 2002, Cutter was named Island Hospital Employee of the Year and in 2007, as IH Finance Director, she received the coveted Management Leadership Award. Following assignments that took Cutter and her Naval Flight Officer husband Matt to duty stations in Tennessee and Rhode Island, the family returned to Anacortes in 2011 and Cutter rejoined the IH management team.

As CFO, Cutter will sit on the hospital's Administrative Council with Chief Executive Officer Vince Oliver and Chief Nursing Officer Lois Pate RN and will attend monthly Board of Commissioners meetings. With many changes and uncertainty in healthcare today, she feels her role is to provide accurate, timely and relevant financial information to the CEO and Board members. “This will help us make sound decisions on how to position Island Hospital in the future,” she said.