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Regent Surgical Appoints New CFO
Regent Surgical Health, headquartered in Chicago, Illinois, and Nashville, Tennessee, named Katie Turner as chief financial officer (CFO), according to a release. Turner is a healthcare executive who comes to Regent from Atlanta-based Sharecare where she served in a variety of leadership roles, including division CFO, senior vice president of strategic business operations and vice president of account management.
“Katie is a seasoned finance and operations executive with extensive experience in scaling and transforming both privately and publicly held companies,” said Chris Bishop, chief executive officer of Regent, in the release. “Her leadership and background will further our commitment to operational excellence across Regent and our growing portfolio. Additionally, she is a great match for the values-based, highly engaged, fast-paced culture at Regent.”
As CFO, Turner joins Regent's executive leadership team and will be responsible for leading and directing all accounting and corporate finance, overseeing tax, managing financial audits and center performance while lending strategic insights towards long-term growth.
During her tenure at Sharecare, the digital health company went through multiple acquisitions, including Healthways, where Turner spent most of her career implementing real-time analytics to help drive more profitable decisions throughout the enterprise. Most recently, Turner was instrumental in Sharecare combining with Falcon Capital and taking the company public earlier this year. She earned her Master of Accountancy and Bachelor of Science in accounting from the Haslam College of Business at the University of Tennessee. She also is a licensed certified public accountant.
“I am excited to be joining Regent at such a transformational time,” Turner said in the release. “In the highly competitive healthcare sector, Regent has earned its reputation for excellence and stayed true to its vision to provide outcomes-based value through delivery of high-quality, patient-centered care.”