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Beacon Solutions Group Names Andrea Hagen Chief Operating Officer

Contact: Colleen Bennis, (585) 389-1865, cbennis@mower.com

Rochester, N.Y., January 14, 2020—Effective January 1, 2020, Andrea Hagen has been named Chief Operating Officer (COO) at Beacon Solutions Group, a subsidiary of nationally ranked top 50 CPA firm The Bonadio Group. A consulting firm helping healthcare organizations optimize their business operations, Beacon provides services such as cash recovery, diagnostics and operational reviews, interim management, training and more.

In her more than 20 years in the healthcare accounting industry, including eight with Beacon, Hagen has assisted providers with improving and managing their business and accounts receivable functions, developed and implemented corporate compliance plans and training programs, managed information technology infrastructure, and has selected and implemented patient accounting systems as well as electronic medical record software. In the newly-created Beacon COO position, she oversees day to day operations as the company turns its focus to business development opportunities, including mergers and acquisitions.

“In this exciting time for Beacon, there is no better choice to serve as our first COO than Andrea,” said Patrick Flaherty, president, Beacon Solutions Group. “Her experience and expertise will help position Beacon to accommodate the changes and growth planned in the new year and beyond.”

Paula Santiago will be stepping into Andrea’s current role as Director, bringing with her more than 15 years in the industry, including nearly five with Beacon. Paula has an expansive knowledge of revenue cycle issues across the entire healthcare landscape and works with a variety of different provider types and specialty areas.

“Paula’s extensive knowledge and experience with all things healthcare compliance, billing and coding are second to none,” said Hagen. “She’s a perfect fit for this role as her expertise complements that of our two other directors.”

To learn more about the services offered by Beacon Solutions Group, please visit: https://www.bonadio.com/industries-served/health-care/health-care-ar-management

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Founded in 1978, The Bonadio Group is a nationally ranked Top 50 CPA firm offering accounting, tax, and consulting services to clients of all sizes. The Firm’s professionals deliver practical, proactive, and innovative solutions to help clients reach their financial, compliance, management, and personal goals. The Bonadio Group is the largest independent provider of accounting, tax, and consulting services in upstate New York—with offices in Albany, Batavia, Buffalo, East Aurora, Rochester, Syracuse, and Utica. The Bonadio Group also has offices in New York City, Rutland, Vt., and Dallas. For more information, visit www.bonadio.com.