Internal Audit and SOX Compliance
Mr. Smith is the Vice President of Internal Audit and SOX Compliance (Sarbanes-Oxley). He comes to RegionalCare from Essent Healthcare where he served as Vice President of Internal Audit for the past nine years. Mr. Smith brings over 38 years of audit and management experience, including over 35 in healthcare. He began his healthcare career at HCA and then as a founding officer of HealthTrust Hospital Company as the Vice President of Internal Audit. Mr. Smith later served as Vice President and CFO of Non-Hospital Operations and then CFO of Physician Services with HCA. His broad background includes the management of multidisciplinary departments and the organization and oversight of financial and operational audits. Mr. Smith is a graduate of the University of Tennessee where he earned a B.S. in Accounting. He subsequently obtained his CPA license in 1979.