Goshen Health names new chief financial officer

01/05/2018

Ben Bontrager, who has served as Goshen Health’s director of financial services for the past three years, was promoted to chief financial officer for the organization. He will begin his new position January 8.

Before joining Goshen Health, Bontrager had worked at LeMaster Steel Erectors for 11 years, serving first as chief financial officer and later as vice president of operations. Born and raised in Goshen, Bontrager received his bachelor’s degree from Bethel College, Mishawaka. He serves on the board and as the treasurer for the Center for Healing & Hope, Goshen. He is married to Jen Bontrager, a fourth grade teacher at Middlebury Community Schools. They have three sons – Isaac, Jesse and Jacob.

“I am both thrilled and honored to accept the role of CFO at Goshen Health. It is a unique privilege to serve in an organization that plays such a vital role in the community we’ve grown up in and in which we are now raising our family,” Bontrager said.

Randy Christophel, CEO and president of Goshen Health, said that Bontrager stood out as an exceptional candidate. “Ben exemplifies our core values of compassion, accountability, respect and excellence. He has shown remarkable initiative and abilities in his previous role with us, so I have high expectations of Ben’s leadership contributions as we strive to improve the health of our communities,” he said.

For interview requests, please contact Shannon McNett-Silcox at (574) 364-2638 or smsilcox@goshenhealth.com.