Birmingham, Ala. – The Sanders Trust, one of the nation’s leading healthcare real estate investment companies, has announced that former chief financial officer of Brookwood Medical Center, Cathy B. Nazeer, has joined the firm. An industry veteran, Nazeer has been named as vice president, chief financial officer for the organization.
Nazeer brings more than 30 years of financial management experience in the healthcare and real estate development industries to The Sanders Trust. In addition to her primary duties for accounting and cash management, Nazeer will be actively involved in the company’s business development and strategic planning efforts.
“Cathy’s financial expertise and industry experience complement our stated goal of adding $100 million in acquisition and development projects to our portfolio each year,” said Rance M. Sanders, president and chief executive officer of The Sanders Trust. “We are proud to have Cathy guide us in our continued growth as a company in this key leadership role.
”Prior to joining The Sanders Trust, Nazeer served as director, strategic financial planning for Stonegate Realty Company in Birmingham where she was responsible for financial analysis and projections, cash planning and management of annual operating budgets. In addition to her real estate development and management experience, Nazeer’s extensive healthcare background includes 15 years of service with Tenet Healthcare Corporation/Brookwood Medical Center in Birmingham and prior to that, as a senior financial director at Medical City Dallas Hospital in Dallas, Texas.
Nazeer began her career with Humana, Inc. where she served as chief financial officer at hospitals located in Chattanooga, Virginia Beach and San Antonio.
She holds a Master of Business Administration degree from the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga, and a Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting from the University of Tennessee at Knoxville.