08 Oct Conway Regional names CFO
Troy B. Brooks has joined Conway Regional Health System as its chief financial officer (CFO).
As CFO, Brooks will be responsible for the financial operations of the health system which includes Conway Regional Medical Center, Conway Regional Rehabilitation Hospital, Conway Regional Surgery Center, an outpatient imaging center and 10 primary care clinics located throughout north Central Arkansas. He will lead Conway Regional’s Accounting, Business Office/Admissions and Medical Information teams.
Conway Regional is an independent health system governed by a local volunteer board and managed by CHI St. Vincent. Under the terms of Conway Regional’s five-year management agreement, Brooks is an employee of CHI St. Vincent.
Brooks comes to Arkansas with more than 37 years of experience in advanced healthcare financial management and leadership. He served Piedmont Newton Hospital in Georgia as its CFO for the majority of his career and was responsible for the financial operations of their hospital as part of an integrated system. His responsibilities at Piedmont Newton included the development of new service lines, including imaging and women’s services, lab expansion, contracting and leading the organization through five major revenue bond issues for campus expansion.
Brooks holds an MBA from Mercer University and a bachelor of science in accounting from the University of South Alabama in Mobile. He is a member of the American College of Healthcare Executives as well as an advanced member of the Healthcare Financial Management Association, where he was awarded the Bronze Merit Award for his chapter. While in Georgia, he was active in the community, serving on the board of the chamber of commerce along with multiple non-profit organizations boards and committees.
Troy and his wife of 33 years, Wendy, have moved to Conway. They have two adult children. Their son, Andrew, is in his first year of a pediatrics residency at Dell Children’s Medical Center in Austin, Texas, and their daughter, Delanie, has relocated to Austin to work with behavioral students at the KIPP Austin High School.