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Broward Health News

Monday Jun. 06, 2022
New Chief Financial Officer Takes Helm at Broward Health Coral Springs

Modesto Gato Chief Financial OfficerFORT LAUDERDALE, FLORIDA - Broward Health Coral Springs welcomed Modesto Gato as its chief financial officer.

The recent promotion of Gato follows his three-year tenure as Broward Health’s associate vice president of finance in which he led all functions related to accounting, oversaw the operating and budget process, and supported the health system in the development of financial strategies. He joined the health system in 2016 as regional director of finance at Broward Health Medical Center. He also served as regional director of financial management for Broward Health.

“Modesto has a proven record of budgeting and long-term financial forecasting that will help us further enhance the services and care we provide the Coral Springs community,” said Jared Smith, CEO of Broward Health Coral Springs.

Prior to joining Broward Health, Modesto served at Nicklaus Children’s Hospital for more than 16 years in a variety of roles, including decision support, financial management and budgeting.

Modesto received both his Master of Business Administration and Bachelor of Science degrees in accounting and finance from Florida International University.

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