Gail Kasmir, CPA, has been named chief financial officer of Maitland, Florida’s HomeCare Connect, a provider of national home health services, medical equipment and home modifications in the workers’ compensation industry.
“We have grown to the point that we need a full-time CFO, and the timing was right for Gail,” Vonesa Wenzel, HomeCare Connect’s chief marketing officer and partner, said.
Having started her career with Ernst and Young in Orlando, Kasmir has worked with HomeCare Connect on an outsourced CFO basis for four years. She brings a strong insurance background to the position, having previously been the director of accounting and financial reporting for a Central Florida insurance provider. She also has accounting and compliance experience with a Securities and Exchange Commission-registered company with seven subsidiaries.
Most recently, Kasmir owned and managed Forensic, Litigation and Accounting Consultants PLLC in Orlando.
“My firm represented a number of companies that provide ancillary services, giving me insight into the work comp industry,” Kasmir said. “I’m excited about HomeCare Connect’s growth and potential.”
Kasmir holds a B.S. in Business Administration-Accounting from the University of Central Florida. In addition to being a Certified Public Accountant (CPA), she holds certifications encompassing financial forensics, valuation analysis and fraud examination. Kasmir was also designated a Chartered Global Management Accountant by the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants.
HomeCare Connect specializes in catastrophic cases, managing the quality and cost of home health, durable medical equipment and supplies for workers’ compensation payers. With over 17,000 contracted network providers, its services include nursing, home infusion, respiratory therapy, speech and occupational therapy, along with the coordination of DME and supplies.