St. Mary’s Health is pleased to announce it has named Eric Jost, CPA, as its new Executive Director of Finance. In this role, he will oversee the financial planning and budgeting of St. Mary’s, further enhance finance processes and systems, and provide support for critical strategic initiatives.

Jost brings more than 10 years of experience to this position, most recently as the Chief Financial Officer of Crossroads Community Hospital, in Mt. Vernon, Illinois. Prior to that, he served as Assistant CFO at Gateway Medical Center in Granite City, Illinois, and Heartland Regional Medical Center in Marion, Illinois. Crossroads, Gateway, and Heartland are each owned by Community Health Systems where he also served as Senior Internal Auditor in Franklin, Tennessee. Jost was also a Senior Audit Associate with KPMG in Nashville.
“Eric is a very talented individual who brings for-profit experience and technical expertise to our Ministry’s Finance function.  His background and abilities will serve St. Mary’s well today and in the future,” said John Zabrowski, Chief Financial Officer of St. Mary’s Health.   “I am exceptionally pleased to have Eric join our team and look forward to the accomplishments to which he will contribute in the coming years.”
Jost received his Masters of Science in Accountancy and his Bachelors of Science in Accounting in from the University of Southern Indiana. Born and raised from Evansville, Jost returns with his wife Amanda and three children, Dawson, Harper, and Katelyn.