Industry News for Academy of Oriental Medicine-AOMA
Austin, Texas 78745
AUSTIN, Texas, September 15, 2014 — AOMA Graduate School of Integrative Medicine, a leading college of acupuncture & herbal medicine, announced today the appointment of Donna LaPoint Hurta, MBA as the new VP of Finance & Operations. “We at AOMA are excited about the new perspectives that Donna LaPoint Hurta will bring our operations and financial management. Donna’s strong background in educational management will assist AOMA in fulfilling its mission,” expressed President William Morris.
In this newly established executive position, Donna is responsible for caring for AOMA’s financial resources and accounting methods in a professional, responsible and safe manner while providing the highest quality of service to students, faculty and staff.
Donna Hurta brings more than 20 years of experience in finance and operations. She has a diverse background in accounting, GAAP compliance, payroll and reporting, multiple entity reporting, budget management, and audit oversight. During her career Donna has developed a high skill set in evaluating and developing policy and procedures as well as human resource, facility management, and software conversions for companies.
In her most recent position as the Director of Finance at Texas Congress of Parent and Teachers, Donna led the state-wide non-profit association in all aspects of financial management, including supervision of 401k, insurance benefits and payroll, and responsibility for annual budgets including working with department heads and communicating to board of directors. Prior to that Donna served as Director of Finance and Operations at Austin San Antonio Corridor Council, Inc. There she was responsible for the non-profit organizations daily operation, internal control, policy and procedure, as well as staff management.
Donna’s experience is enhanced by her Bachelor’s degree in Accounting and Management following by her MBA in Accounting from the University of Houston at Victoria.
About AOMA Graduate School of Integrative Medicine
AOMA Graduate School of Integrative Medicine offers master’s- and doctoral-level programs in acupuncture and Oriental medicine, preparing its students for careers as skilled, professional practitioners. AOMA is known for its internationally recognized faculty, award-winning student clinical internship program, and herbal medicine program. AOMA conducts around 20,000 patient visits annually in its student and professional clinics, collaborates with Western healthcare institutions including the Seton Family of Hospitals, and gives back to the community through partnerships with nonprofit organizations and by providing free and reduced-price treatments to people who cannot afford them. AOMA is located at 4701 West Gate Blvd. AOMA also serves patients and retail customers at its North Austin location, 2700 West Anderson Lane. For more information see www.aoma.edu or call 512-492-3034.