Chief Financial Officer
Anthony (Tony) Filer, CPA is a senior vice president of Northern Light Health and the System Chief Financial Officer
Tony is responsible for the financial direction of Northern Light Health. Tony ensures that our financial objectives are aligned with the system’s overall needs. He works closely with our senior leadership and member organizations to achieve the delivery of high quality, cost effective patient care consistent with the mission and values of Northern Light Health.
A native of Pennsylvania, Tony spent the first ten years of his healthcare career there at Franciscan Health System as a chief executive officer, director of finance, then vice president of finance. He continued in executive financial leadership roles at Ascension Health in St. Louis, Missouri and Provena Health in Mokena, Illinois.
Prior to joining Northern Light Health, Tony was the chief financial officer for Presence Health based in Chicago, Illinois.
Tony is a graduate of Susquehanna University, is a certified public accountant, and a member of the Healthcare Financial Management Association and the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants.
Tony became the system chief financial officer of Northern Light Health in 2016.