DALLAS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The Dallas County Medical Society (DCMS) is pleased to announce that Gabriela Uquillas, MBA, has been selected as its new Chief Financial Officer. Gabriela will become just the third CFO in the 147-year history of DCMS. The search was led by Tuft & Associates, Inc., an executive search firm specializing in nonprofit placements.
“Gabriela impressed everyone with her expertise, leadership, and thoughtful communication style,” said Executive Vice President & CEO, Jon R. Roth, MS, CAE. “Her finance and accounting experience in healthcare will be an excellent fit with DCMS. We are delighted she has joined the DCMS family.”
A native of Ecuador, Gabriela earned her bachelor’s degree in accounting from the University of Illinois at Chicago, and her master’s in business administration at North Park University, Chicago. She has lived in the DFW metroplex since 2021.
Gabriela’s progressive career advancement is concentrated in finance, accounting, and operations. She is well- versed in financial strategy, budgeting, general accounting management, and supervising investment, tax, audit, human resources, and information technology. Most recently she served as Manager of Reporting, Budgeting, and Consolidation North America for HOYA VisionCare in Lewisville, TX. Prior to that role she was the director of finance and operations for the American College of Occupational and Environmental Medicine in Elk Grove Village, IL.
“I am honored to join the DCMS team and to have the opportunity to serve physician members in Dallas County,” said Gabriela. “Throughout my career I have focused on optimizing financial assets and developing effective financial strategies. The opportunity to bring this expertise to DCMS and collaborate with its leadership team fills me with excitement and purpose. I look forward to partnering with members and staff to continue to promote public health and advocate for physicians and patients.” She will begin her role in late August 2023.
About DCMS: The Dallas County Medical Society (DCMS) is a professional society of over 9,000 physicians, resident physicians, and medical students who live or practice in Dallas County, TX. The DCMS is the second-largest county medical society in the United States.