Bjerga is new LHS Chief Financial Officer

Lisa Bjerga, CPA, MBA, FHFMA, recently accepted the position of Chief Financial Officer (CFO) at Lakewood Health System in Staples.

Originally from Sartell, Bjerga has an undergraduate degree in accounting and economics from St. Cloud State University; and a Master’s in Business Administration and Healthcare Management from the University of St. Mary. She is also a board member for the Healthcare Financial Management Association (HFMA). Bjerga has held several positions at Lakewood beginning in 2008, as an accountant and moving up to become finance director, director of revenue cycle and vice president of finance and revenue cycle.

Bjerga was also recently named to Becker’s Healthcare Review of ‘Rising Stars: 50 Healthcare Leaders Under 40.’ In the nomination, it stated that she has helped improve various processes by implementing revenue cycle efficiency programs, which have decreased errors system-wide, as well as served as project manager during two electronic health record (EHR) conversations within the last three years.

Bjerga and her husband Dan live in the Motley area and have two children, Gage and Garrett. As a family, they spend many weekends at wrestling tournaments and enjoy spending time together at the lake.

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