HOUSTON, Dec. 16, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Neighbors Health, LLC., the parent company of Neighbors Emergency Center, has named Tensie Homan Axton its Chief Financial Officer (CFO). Axton is an accomplished executive and certified public accountant, with extensive experience overseeing financial and operating management in mergers and acquisitions, banking, distribution, manufacturing and healthcare. Axton will begin duties for Neighbors Health on December 19.
As CFO, Axton will be responsible for ensuring the company's financial organization that can enable Neighbors Health to continue to grow throughout the U.S. freestanding emergency center markets.
As the Office Managing Partner of KPMG LLP., Axton was the partner in charge of Transaction Services; she had an integral role in the development of the Transaction Services practice for both KPMG offices in Denver, CO and Silicon Valley, CA; and led large integration projects in the mining and waste industries.
"Neighbors is pleased to welcome Tensie," said Dr. Setul Patel, Chief Executive Officer of Neighbors Health. "With her background at KPMG and experience in healthcare, we look forward to her contributions to Neighbors as we move to a national platform with growth and expansion that helps us continue to provide the premiere level of emergency care for our patients."
Axton brings more than 25 years of finance, accounting, mergers and acquisitions, capital markets and investor relations experience. As the Chief Operating Officer of Pinnacle Medical Holdings, LLC. in Denver, Axton developed and managed a multispecialty medical practice through a full consolidation and redeployment on the private market.
About Neighbors Emergency Center:
Neighbors Health, LLC. operates Neighbors Emergency Center, a series of 24-hour freestanding emergency centers that have seen rapid growth in Texas since 2008. Neighbors Emergency Center believes in providing the highest quality of personalized care that is dedicated to making lives better every day, with an unfaltering vision to be The Best Neighbors Ever.
Neighbors' 31 locations service many communities, including Houston, Austin, El Paso, Beaumont, and the Permian Basin, including a new center in West Warwick, Rhode Island and plans for centers in Kerrville, TX and Greeley, Colorado in 2017.
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