Scott St. George joined BHS as Chief Financial Officer in November of 2020.
St. George has previously held roles in both Finance and Operations. Most recently he served as Senior Vice President of Finance at Albany Medical Center, an academic health sciences center serving 25 counties in northeastern New York. Previously he served as the Chief Financial Officer overseeing the three hospitals comprising the Adirondack region of the University of Vermont Health Network. Prior to that he served as Vice President of Operations for Samaritan and St. Mary’s Hospitals of St. Peter’s Health Partners.
St. George has a Bachelor’s degree in accounting from Siena College and a Masters in Business Administration from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute.
Borek received his bachelor’s degree in Psychology from Queens College, and his MBA from Capella University. He brings 30 years of progressively responsible experience in healthcare human resources. Before joining BHS, he was the Senior Vice President for Human Resources at Health Quest Systems, Inc., a three-hospital healthcare system 90 miles north of New York City. Previously, Borek led Human Resources functions at CentraState Healthcare System in New Jersey, Maimonides Medical Center in Brooklyn, New York, and Booth Memorial Medical Center (presently New York Presbyterian Queens).
Deborah Delaney joined Berkshire Health Systems as the Vice President of Finance in 2010. She began her professional career as a certified public accountant achieving Senior Manager with Ernst & Young. As a healthcare specialist, Delaney had extensive experience with public bond financings, reimbursement and healthcare consulting and audit services. She served as Chief Financial Officer of Elliot Hospital/Elliot Health System in Manchester NH for ten years followed by four years as Managing Director of Strategic Planning and Network Development for Optima Health, the parent company for Elliot Health System and Catholic Medical Center.
Delaney earned a Bachelor of Arts in Mathematics from Regis College in Weston, MA, and Masters’ degrees in Accounting and Business Administration from Northeastern University. She is a member of the Healthcare Financial Management Association. She has served as a board member for many community agencies in New Hampshire and is currently on the Board of Directors of the Boys and Girls Club of Pittsfield.
Laurie Lamarre has been the Senior Vice President of the Revenue Cycle at Berkshire Health Systems since 2006. She joined BHS in 1990 as a payroll specialist and quickly advanced her career in the finance division, serving in a variety of positions prior to her current role. She earned a Master's of Health Administration from Saint Joseph’s College of Maine and holds a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from the Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts. Lamarre is a member of the Healthcare Financial Management Association and Meditech’s Revenue Cycle Committee.
She is active in community service and previously served as a board member for the Northern Berkshire Community Coalition and is a currenty board member for Ecu-Health Care, both in Northern Berkshire.
Dr. James Lederer joined Berkshire Health Systems in January of 2020, with more than 20 years of experience in leading innovative, patient-focused, high-quality care initiatives in settings spanning acute-care hospitals, health systems and physician practices. He most recently had served as Vice President for Clinical Excellence at Allspire Health Partners in Pennsylvania. Previously he was Chief Medical Officer and Chief Quality Officer at St. Alphonsus Health Systems in Idaho, and he has served in senior leadership roles at systems in North Carolina.
Dr. Lederer received his medical degree from the University of North Carolina School of Medicine, and completed his residency in Medicine and Pediatrics at the University of Tennessee. He was fellowship trained in Infectious Diseases at St. Jude's Childrens Research Hospital. Dr. Lederer is board certified in Internal Medicine and Adult Infectious Diseases.