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Business & Finance Leadership

David Connaughton, CPA, CHFP

Vice President, Finance - Clinical Enterprise

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David is the chief financial executive for UTMB Hospitals and Clinics and Correctional Managed Care, as well as President and Chief Executive Officer of UTMB HealthCare Systems.  Since joining UTMB, David has held numerous, increasingly responsible positions until assuming his current role in April 2008.  David has been involved in most divisions of UTMB including healthcare, managed care, correctional managed care, faculty group practice, academics and business and finance.

David received a B.B.A. in Accounting from Texas Tech University and his career began with Arthur Andersen & Co., where he was a member of the Dallas healthcare practice group from 1982 to 1988.  While at Arthur Andersen, David gained broad exposure to a large variety of healthcare clients, audits and projects.  He also served as the Director of Accounting for Santa Rosa Healthcare Corporation from 1988 to 1991, where he helped lead the transformation of accounting and business operations at Santa Rosa.

David is a Certified Public Accountant and a Certified Healthcare Financial Professional.  He is a member of the Healthcare Financial Management Association, the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and Texas Society of Certified Public Accountants.