Lakewood-based health care solutions firm names CFO

Knipper Health, a Lakewood-based health care solutions company, has named a new chief financial officer, it announced Tuesday.

Todd Phillips is the new CFO for the firm, which serves the pharmaceutical, biotechnology and medical device industries. He took over the role Feb. 1.

“Todd is a seasoned financial professional with deep expertise in the field,” CEO and President Mike Laferrera said in a prepared statement. “His impressive record of achievements as an executive leader makes him a great fit for Knipper Health as we grow our existing business lines.”

Phillips has more than 25 years of experience in executive, finance and operational roles, primarily with private equity-backed organizations. He most recently served as a board member and operating partner for various portfolio companies of a private equity firm. In his career, he has served as a CEO, CFO and chief operating officer.

“I am excited to be a part of Knipper Health, and have already felt the great sense of community here with my colleagues,” he said in a statement. “This is a great time to join the company as we aim for aggressive growth in 2023 and beyond, across all business units.”