Baptist Health Care Names New VP of Finance, CFO


Robert “Rob” E. Tonkinson Jr. has been named vice president of finance/chief financial officer – health care division for Baptist Health Care. 

Tonkinson earned his Bachelor of Arts and Master of Health Administration degrees from Brigham Young University in Provo, Utah. He brings extensive health care financial management experience with several large health systems in the Midwest and Virginia to his new position. 

Tonkinson won the 2010 Harry J. Baker Community Service Award and was nominated CFO of the Year in 2015 by Crain’s Cleveland Business/Crain’s Akron Business magazines.

Baptist Health Care is a not-for-profit health care organization based in northwest Florida that is committed to helping people throughout life's journey. The organization is a proud member of the Mayo Clinic Care Network. Baptist continuously strives to be a national leader in quality and service. Baptist Health Care includes three hospitals, four medical parks, Andrews Institute for Orthopaedic & Sports Medicine and a large network of primary care and specialty physicians. Baptist Health Care is one of the largest non-governmental employers in northwest Florida.

Baptist Health Care ● Baptist Hospital ● Gulf Breeze Hospital ● Jay Hospital ● Baptist Medical Parks Airport, Nine Mile, Navarre and Pace ● Andrews Institute ● Baptist Medical Group ● Baptist Heart & Vascular Institute ● Mayo Clinic Care Network