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Michael F. Gillen, CPA

Chief Financial Officer


  • Undergraduate: University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign College of Business

Professional Certifications:

  • Certified Public Accountant

Additional Information:

  • Formerly the CFO of Medcor, Inc., a $55 million medical services provider
  • Formerly the Corporate Controller at The Sayers Group, LLC, a $300 million technical services provider and reseller of computer hardware and supplies
  • Prior to Sayers, served as Corporate Controller with Arthur Andersen, assigned to IGA, Inc., a $75 million dollar grocery cooperative serving the IGA grocery chain.
  • Before IGA, served as Assistant Corporate Controller at Topco Associates, Inc., a $3 billion grocery cooperative serving major domestic grocery chains and one of Chicago's largest privately owned companies
  • Previously a Manager with Arthur Andersen for five years in their commercial audit division

The most rewarding experience in your career thus far.
Completing a successful acquisition of a related business.

What excites you most about the field of emergency medicine or future of healthcare?
I am excited to be in the middle of a significant transformation in the healthcare industry and feel that emergency medicine will be a critical piece of that change. We will be leaders in providing solutions to healthcare cost challenges this country faces.

Describe yourself in two words.
Compassionately competitive.

The person with the biggest influence in your life.
This is shared by both my mother and wife, as they both taught me to have an attitude to work hard at all times, to do whatever it takes to get the job done, and that family is most important.

One thing most people don’t know about you.
I love the wilderness and enjoy roughing it in remote areas in order to catch large fish.

Your favorite vacation.
My favorite vacation is going to Myrtle Beach, South Carolina with my family and enjoying the beach with no planned agenda.

What do you enjoy doing in your free time?
I spend my time watching my children play travel baseball, volleyball and soccer. I also enjoy fishing and golf.

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