Kowal Named CFO at Akron Children’s Hospital

Spencer A. Kowal is the newly appointed chief financial officer at Akron Children’s Hospital. In his new role, effective July 15, Kowal will oversee budgeting and long-range forecasting for Akron Children’s. He comes to hospital from Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, where he has served as vice president of financial strategy since 2016. He replaces Michael Trainer, who is retiring after 11 years of service. Early in his career, Kowal was the financial director, decision support services, for UCSF Medical Center and UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospital in San Francisco. He began his career with Coopers & Lybrand in Washington, D.C. Kowal and his wife, Randi, have five children.

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