Women2Women - Walking the Tightrope: Assertive vs Aggressive with Courtney Coffman 2018/19
Walking the Tightrope: Assertive vs Aggressive
Courtney is Vice President, Finance and Chief Financial Officer at Penn State Health St. Joseph, a mother and a millennial. She is a Healthcare Executive whose journey from Big 4 Accounting to the hospital C-Suite was as unconventional as it was accelerated. Her path was paved with risks, hard work, and a lot of “Sure, I can do that.” Hear her experiences and recommendations on being assertive without being perceived as aggressive in the workplace.
Courtney is a Certified Public Accountant and Healthcare Administrator who started her career in Big 4 Public Accounting. A desire to have a more direct positive community impact led her to take a position in the Finance department at a community hospital in the midst of Chapter 11 bankruptcy. Being a part of the turnaround team at that hospital ignited a passion for community healthcare and healthcare finance that has since driven her career.