Patrick Mannion, chair of Crouse Hospital’s Board of Directors, has announced the appointment of Syracuse business executive Barbara Ashkin to the hospital’s board.
An active community leader and volunteer, Ashkin currently serves as Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of both CXtec and TERACAI. CXtec is a global reseller of new and pre-owned networking, cable and voice technologies. TERACAI provides advanced core networking, communications and data center solutions.
Before joining CXtec and TERACAI, Ashkin was employed by a regional shopping center developer. A certified public accountant, she has also held positions in public accounting and industry. Ashkin holds a master’s degree in accounting from Syracuse University’s Whitman School of Management.
Ashkin is on the board of trustees of the Everson Museum and was the recipient of the 2005 Woman of the Year Award from the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society of Central New York. In 2001 she received a Women in Business Award for her business accomplishments and civic leadership, and in 2007 was listed as one of the 50 Most Powerful Women in the Channel by VARBusiness magazine.
“As Crouse Hospital continues to position itself for the future, we are especially pleased to be strengthening our board with the addition Barbara Ashkin,” said Mannion. “Her talents, leadership and expertise will serve the hospital well and we look forward to her contributions.”