How I Got Here: Denise Froemming, CAE

Follow the career path of Denise Froemming, CAE, CFO and executive vice president of administration of the American Health Information Management Association

Denise Froemming, CPA, MBA, CAE, started her career almost 25 years ago when she worked as a general manager of operations at LeDuc's Custard, a family-owned frozen custard shop in Wisconsin. As the current CFO and executive vice president, administration, at the American Health Information Management Association, she says every job—even serving cones—has taught her a number of lessons. One that has stayed with her: "Excellence, passion, intense effort, communications, and teamwork are not individually exclusive. Success as a professional or as an organization demands commitment to each."

A Working History


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1989–1998

Customer service specialist and general manager of operations at LeDuc's Custard

1998–1999

Senior accountant and customer service advocate at Edwards Cardiovascular Institute

1999–2000

Financial reporting associate at the College of American Pathologists (CAP)

2000–2006

Manager of financial planning and analysis at CAP

2006–2011

Director of accounting and tax operations at CAP

2011–

CFO and executive vice president of administration at the American Health Information Management Association