Senior Vice President and CFO
Wheaton Franciscan Healthcare-Iowa
Shelli is the Senior Vice President/Chief Financial Officer for Wheaton Franciscan Healthcare – Iowa, an integrated delivery system and member of the Wheaton Franciscan System, headquartered in Glendale, Wisconsin. Wheaton Franciscan Services, Inc., a Catholic, not-for-profit health care organization, serves as the parent of a multi-state health care system. The Wheaton Franciscan System includes 17 hospital campuses and a number of outpatient, long-term care and home health organizations in Wisconsin, Iowa and Illinois. Wheaton – Iowa includes 2 acute care hospitals, a critical access hospital and a multi-specialty physician practice employing over 100 physician providers.
Prior to joining Wheaton, Panicucci worked as a certified public accountant. For the past thirty years, she has worked in the healthcare industry, holding progressively responsible positions within Wheaton Franciscan Healthcare. Since 1998, Shelli has served as Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer for the Iowa region. In her role, Shelli is responsible for all aspects of the health system’s financial operations including the complete revenue cycle.
Shelli holds a Bachelor of Science Degree from Eastern Illinois University and Master of Business Administration Degree from the University of Northern Iowa. She is a member of the American College of Healthcare Executives, the Healthcare Financial Management Association, and the Iowa Institute of Certified Public Accountants. Shelli has participated in numerous community organizations including board membership with Northeast Iowa Medical Education Foundation, Cedar Valley United Way, and Peoples Community Health Clinic. A member of the Iowa Hospital Association, Shelli has served on the Council on Healthcare Information and other statewide committees focused on health information and finance.
Shelli is married and resides in Waterloo, Iowa with her husband, Dave. They have three grown children and one granddaughter.