American Academy of Family Physicians Hires Dale L. Culver, C.P.A., As Chief Financial Officer and Vice President for Financial and Administrative Services

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   
Tuesday, October 1, 2013

Contact:
Megan Moriarty
Public Relations Strategist
American Academy of Family Physicians
(800) 274-2237 Ext. 5223
mmoriarty@aafp.org

LEAWOOD, Kan. – The American Academy of Family Physicians is pleased to announce that Dale L. Culver, C.P.A., has joined the AAFP as chief financial officer and vice president for financial and administrative services.

Culver is responsible for the financial operations of the organization, including financial reporting, budgets, investments and cash management. He oversees the Administration Division and the Finance and Accounting Division in addition to serving as the AAFP's chief financial officer. He acts as a financial consultant to the AAFP Board of Directors and the executive vice president, deputy executive vice president, and other vice presidents. He also serves as staff executive to the Commission on Finance and Insurance.

“Dale is an excellent addition to our leadership team,” said Todd Dicus, chief operating officer of the AAFP. “His financial management experience in non-profit organizations will benefit the AAFP and assist the Board in aligning our strategic objectives with our financial resources.”

Before coming to the AAFP, Culver served as vice president for finance and administrative services for the University of Saint Mary. Previously, he was vice president for operations and finance at the PKD Foundation and commissioner of accounts for the city of Kansas City, Mo.

Culver holds a bachelor’s degree in accounting from Washburn University, Topeka, Kan., and is a Certified Public Accountant in Kansas and Missouri.

 

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