November 29, 2023
Derry, NH – Parkland Medical Center welcomes Kerrin A. Lucas, CPA, as the new Chief Financial Officer. Lucas comes to Parkland from our HCA New England Healthcare sister facility, Portsmouth Regional Hospital, where she served as associate chief financial officer since May 2022.
Prior to joining HCA Healthcare, Lucas served for four years as chief financial officer for the New Hampshire Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS). At DHHS, she was responsible for a budget of more than $2.8 billion; worked to ensure continuity of important services such as Medicaid, TANF, and SNAP during a federal government shutdown; helped secure millions of pieces of personal protective equipment (PPE) for the state and U.S. Veterans Administration at the onset of COVID-19; and was appointed by NH Gov. Chris Sununu to serve as interim health commissioner.
She also has worked for the New Hampshire Department of Revenue Administration.
Lucas earned her Bachelor’s degree in Accounting from the University of Southern Maine and completed a Master of Health Care Delivery Science from Dartmouth College in August 2022.
She serves on the Northern New England Red Cross Board of Directors; is a Past President and member of the New Hampshire Society of Certified Public Accountants; and is Treasurer for Operation Game Thief, a non-profit dedicated to rewarding people who report poachers.