Hemphill Named LSU Health Foundation New Orleans CFO

Denise Flock-Williams, Interim President of LSU Health Foundation New Orleans, has appointed Timothy A. Hemphill, CPA, as Chief Financial Officer, effective April 10, 2017.

“Tim Hemphill brings a wealth of financial and operational expertise to the Foundation,” says Dr. James Leonard, Chairman of the LSU Health Foundation New Orleans. “He will be an invaluable addition to our team.”

“I am excited to serve the Foundation and bring my professional experience to the team as their new Chief Financial Officer,” says Timothy Hemphill, LSU Health Foundation New Orleans Chief Financial Officer. “Along with a visionary board and dedicated staff, there will be many opportunities to grow the Foundation in supporting the schools and centers of excellence that comprise LSU Health New Orleans. It’s an honor to contribute my talents to this mission and the Foundation’s goals for success.”

A Louisiana Certified Public Accountant who has also practiced in New York, Hemphill brings more than 16 years of practice to the position. Most recently, he served as Chief Administrative Officer for the New Orleans Business Alliance, a public-private partnership of the City of New Orleans and business community interests created to build an equitable and sustainable local economy for the citizens of New Orleans. He was the Alliance’s inaugural CFO. As well, his previous experience includes at Italian Wine Merchants, a global purveyor of luxury European wines with its flagship store in Manhattan. He also served as Client Account Manager at Spielman Koenigsberg & Parker CPAs, overseeing a variety of luxury fashion, artists, sports leagues, technology media companies and high-net-worth individual accounts.  He spent his early years working for the New Orleans CPA firm, Spilsbury Hamilton Legendre & Paciera, servicing a number of non-profits, including foundations, real estate ventures and logistics companies. 

Hemphill graduated from the E.J. Ourso College of Business Administration at Louisiana State University in Baton Rouge and Brother Martin High School in New Orleans. In 2015, he graduated from the New Orleans Regional Leadership Institute and in 2013, from the Bryan Bell Leadership Forum. Hemphill received a New Orleans CityBusiness Money Makers Award in 2013 for his professional leadership at the New Orleans Business Alliance.  He is currently an active member in a number of professional organizations and has served since 2014 on the board of the Committee for a Better New Orleans.

“We are delighted to have someone with Tim’s level of expertise and knowledge of the local and regional business community,” notes Denise Flock-Williams, Interim President of LSU Health Foundation New Orleans.

LSU Health Foundation New Orleans is an institutionally-related 501(c)(3) organization that supports LSU Health New Orleans and its fourfold mission of education, patient care, research, and community outreach. With assets topping $140 million, the Foundation raises funds through cash gifts and pledges, stocks and securities, planned and estate gifts, annual giving, real estate and personal property gifts, corporate matching gifts, corporate and foundation giving, memorial tributes and honorarium giving, as well as endowed giving. For more information, visit https://www.lsuhealthfoundation.org/.