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Matthew Hornberger, CAE, MBA Named Executive Director of ASHRM

February 22, 2017

Chicago -- The American Hospital Association (AHA) and the American Society for Healthcare Risk Management’s Board of Directors announced Matthew Hornberger, MBA, CAE, as the next Executive Director of ASHRM. With more than 20 years’ experience as an association leader, Hornberger succeeds departing Executive Director Kimberly Hoarle, MBA, CAE.

Since 2012, Hornberger has served as the Associate Executive Director of the American Society for Healthcare Risk Management responsible for managing internal operations, member services, financial management and governance activities.

He will become ASHRM’s Executive Director effective immediately. In his new role he will advance ASHRM’s mission of advancing patient safety, reducing uncertainty and maximizing value of risk across the health care enterprise.

“I am a strong proponent of the value that Associations provide for members,” Hornberger said. “My intention is to ensure that ASHRM remains a collaborative environment in which members may learn from one another, to advance safe and trusted health care through enterprise risk management.”

Hornberger is a Certified Association Executive and currently serves on the Board of Directors for the Association Forum of Chicagoland, a membership organization of 4,000 association professionals committed to advancing the practice of association management.

Hornberger holds an MBA with concentrations in finance and information systems from the University of Illinois. He earned his bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from DePaul University in Chicago.

About the American Society for Healthcare Risk Management (ASHRM)

The American Society for Healthcare Risk Management (ASHRM) is a personal membership group of the American Hospital Association (AHA) representing enterprise risk management, clinical, insurance, legal, patient safety and other related interests.

ASHRM promotes effective and innovative risk management strategies and professional leadership through education, advocacy, publications, networking and interactions with leading healthcare organizations and government agencies.

ASHRM initiatives focus on developing and implementing safe and effective patient care practices, the preservation of financial resources and the maintenance of safe working environments.