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Morshed Alam to Join Ecumen as Senior Vice President, Chief Financial Officer

SHOREVIEW, MN–Morshed (Mo) Alam, has been named Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer at Ecumen, effective Sept. 30. Ecumen, established in 1862, is one of the country’s largest nonprofit senior housing and resources providers, based in Shoreview.

Alam joins the company with financial leadership experience in technology, healthcare and medical device manufacturing. Previously, Alam was the Director of Finance and Financial Planning and Analysis for Medtronic’s global Restorative Therapies Group. In this role, he led all financial planning processes, including strategic planning for this business group with annual revenues of over $8 billion.

Prior to his role at Medtronic, Alam was the Director of Finance for Plymouth-based Solera Holdings, Inc, managing a team in the U.S. and the U.K. Earlier, he served in various financial leadership roles at Thomson Reuters over a period of ten years.

“We are extremely pleased that Mo will be joining our leadership team, providing a depth of experience and knowledge that will be invaluable as we continue to pursue our mission to grow and serve more people,” said Shelley Kendrick, Ecumen President and CEO.

Alam holds a B.S. in Accounting from Winona State University and an MBA in Finance and Strategy from the University of Minnesota. He will report to Kendrick and lead Ecumen’s team of Financial Services professionals across the company.

“I’m honored to be joining this organization and supporting the important work that is being done every day by Ecumen’s team members, caring for those the organization serves,” said Alam.

Ecumen is one of the nation’s largest nonprofit providers of older adult care, operating in more than 40 communities in 8 states — Minnesota, North Dakota, Wisconsin, Michigan, Idaho, Ohio, Indiana and Tennessee — and providing a variety of senior housing options and services including independent living, assisted living, short-term rehabilitation and long-term care communities as well as at-home and community-based services including home care and hospice. Ecumen has been named one of the “Best Places to Work” 10 times by the Minneapolis/St. Paul Business Journal and has also been named one of Minnesota’s Top Workplaces by the Minneapolis Star Tribune and Minnesota Monthly Magazine