Florida Digestive Health Specialists names new chief financial officer

Florida Digestive Health Specialists’ corporate controller Michelle Hough, MBA, CHFP, CCRA, FMC, has been promoted to chief financial officer. Hough joined Florida Digestive Health Specialists in 2016, overseeing the central billing office and providing comprehensive financial reviews of the corporate office, 26 clinics, pathology lab, research institute, and various ancillary service lines.

“I’m honored to be part of an organization that has demonstrated significant strategic growth and shows immense dedication to its physicians, team members, and patients,” said Hough. “Our teams positively impact communities across the state, and I’m looking forward to even further advancement for years to come.”

Hough brings a wealth of knowledge and expertise to the CFO role. Prior to joining Florida Digestive Health Specialists, She worked for Roper Technologies, Inc., where she managed the corporate accounting division. There, she assisted with tax restructuring ventures in Canada, France, and the UK and provided analyses for subsidiaries in Mauritius, Luxembourg, Switzerland, Denmark, and Canada.

As CFO, Hough is meaningfully positioned to advance the financial success of acquisitions, mergers, and new ventures. She also provides a data-driven perspective of current and future growth potential.

Now with more than 80 providers, including 45 gastroenterologists at clinic locations throughout the state, Florida Digestive Health Specialists is the 12th largest GI practice in the country.