Arnie is the Director of Administrative Services for the University of Wisconsin University Health Service. He is responsible for Budget and Finance, Building Services, Health Information Management, Human Resources, Information Technology, Risk Management and the Student Health Insurance Plan.Prior to coming to the UW Madison Arnie worked for 26 years in the private sector including nine years as Vice President of Finance and Business Development for a Medical Transcription Company where he served as CIO, CFO and led the mergers and acquisitions activities of the company, buying six other companies and finally successfully selling the company to a NASDAQ traded company. Six years as a senior executive for a large regional health care provider and HMO, during this time he served as CIO and Vice President of Support and Retail Services. In addition to his work in the healthcare industry Arnie served as Vice President of Information Systems for an industrial distribution company, worked as a financial analyst for a multinational manufacturer and was and auditor and consultant at public accounting firms Arthur Andersen & Company and Grant Thornton. Arnie graduated from the University of Wisconsin Oshkosh in 1976 with a BBA in Accounting and from University of Wisconsin-Madison in 1989 with an MBA in Marketing. Arnie has been a Certified Public Accountant in the State of Wisconsin since 1979. Arnie was also certified as a production and inventory control manager (CPIM) by the American Production and Inventory Control Society in 1979.