David joins Lovelace Women's Hospital from Ardent’s sister facilities in Oklahoma (Okla.), Hillcrest Hospital Claremore and Hillcrest Hospital Pryor, where he served as CFO for both hospitals. While there, David led the Accounting, Revenue Cycle, Materials Management, Case Management/Patient Access, Health Information Management, Facilities, Environmental Services and Food Services departments. Under his leadership, the hospitals consistently met their performance goals.
Prior to his work with Hillcrest, David was the chief operating officer and chief financial officer for Cardiology Clinic of Muskogee in Muskogee, Okla., where he improved operating margins, days in accounts receivable and renegotiated health insurance for his clinic’s employees, keeping premiums flat while offering better coverage.
David received a bachelor of science degree in accounting from The Pennsylvania State University in University Park, Pa., as well as a bachelor of science degree in perfusion technology from Medical University of South Carolina in Charleston, S.C. He also earned a masters of health administration degree from Seton Hall University in South Orange, N.J. He currently serves on the Finance Committees for My Health HIE and the Oklahoma Hospital Association and serves on the Hillcrest HealthCare System Diversity & Inclusion Committee.