HonorHealth taps Paul Briggs and Wayne Frangesch to join senior leadership team

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (Jan. 23, 2020) – HonorHealth, a leading Valley healthcare system serving 1.6 million people in the greater Phoenix area, welcomes industry veterans Paul Briggs and Wayne Frangesch to its senior leadership team.

Briggs joins HonorHealth as senior vice president and chief financial officer, bringing with him more than 30 years of healthcare experience, with extensive background in financial and operational leadership roles with hospital systems, health plans and medical groups.

In his new role, Briggs focuses on ensuring HonorHealth maintains our strong financial position to support exceptional patient care and improves the health and well-being of those served by HonorHealth. In addition to the financial and accounting functions, he oversees patient financial services, supply chain, real estate and insurance contracting.

"Paul is a great addition to our leadership team, especially as we continue to grow and transform healthcare," Todd LaPorte, HonorHealth CEO, said. "His past leadership successes, combined with his knowledge and understanding of the entire healthcare ecosystem, aligns perfectly with our commitment to making healthcare simple for all our patients."

Frangesch assumes the role of senior vice president and chief human resources officer. He joins HonorHealth with more than 20 years of human resources experience in the healthcare industry, with extensive expertise in aligning HR strategies and priorities with operational needs of an organization through strategic planning, staff and leadership development, labor productivity and efficiency, and process improvement.

Frangesch leads talent acquisition, retention, employee development, benefits/compensation and employee relations for HonorHealth, with an emphasis on attracting, engaging and keeping a talented workforce to provide the best patient care and support of patient care.

"Wayne's commitment to fostering a healthy company culture is evident by his established track record as a human resources leader," LaPorte said. "We are honored to have him join our senior leadership team as we continue to build our culture of excellence here at HonorHealth, where our employees are dedicated to providing the best quality of care to our patients."

About HonorHealth

HonorHealth is a non-profit, local community healthcare system serving an area of 1.6 million people in the greater Phoenix area. The network encompasses five acute-care hospitals, an extensive medical group, outpatient surgery centers, a cancer care network, clinical research, medical education, a foundation and community services with approximately 12,300 employees, 3,700 affiliated physicians and 3,100 volunteers. HonorHealth was formed by a merger between Scottsdale Healthcare and John C. Lincoln Health Network. HonorHealth’s mission is to improve the health and well-being of those we serve. Learn more at HonorHealth.com.