EAST ORANGE, NJ - Nicholas J. Lanza has been named Chief Financial Officer at East Orange General Hospital. Mr. Lanza joins the EOGH executive team with more than 20 years of hospital and related healthcare financial management expertise and experience.

Most recently Mr. Lanza served as the Chief Financial Officer at St. Mary’s Hospital in Passaic, NJ. Prior to his tenure at St. Mary’s, he served at a number of other hospitals and healthcare organizations including Elant, Inc. of Goshen, NY, a skilled nursing, short-term care and assisted living facility; Catskill Regional Medical Center in Harris, NY; Horizon Practice Management Consultants, Mahwah, NJ; and, Brookdale Hospital Medical Center, Brooklyn, NY.

“Mr. Lanza has an impressive track record in overseeing both the strategic and operational aspects of a hospital’s overall financial performance,” said East Orange General Interim President and CFO Martin Bieber. “He joins us at an opportune time. With the anticipated approval of our acquisition by Prospect Medical Holdings nearing, his ability to take on complex financial, business and market challenges will be an asset to the hospital and its future growth.”

A graduate of St. Francis College with a bachelor of science degree in accounting, Mr. Lanza resides in Middletown, NY.