Mike Stephens

Mike has been operating in healthcare finance since 2001, with 10 years of experience as a CFO in hospitals across the country, both in the for-profit and not-for-profit space. Mike has led turnarounds with teams in 5 different hospitals that have cumulatively achieved over $200 million in EBITDA improvements under his guidance; with the majority of this performance occurring thru revenue growth. His most recent opportunity as CFO of NCH Healthcare System in Naples, FL, went from a negative operating margin of $ (5.6 Million) in 2013 to projecting a $ 45 Million margin in 2015. Using advanced leadership skills, along with implementing transparency within the organization, Mike focuses on creation and execution of strategy that supports the success of the system. He has great experience in mergers, acquisitions, managed care strategy, revenue cycle enhancement, physician recruiting, expense management, and complex negotiations (both internal and external of the organization). Mike is an active member of HFMA and has routinely been a part of presenting in various mediums across the healthcare industry.