Mark B. Carter, C.P.A., FHFMA, is currently Managing Director of Dean Dorton Ford’s Louisville office, where he provides overall leadership to that office and is a key leader in the firm’s healthcare practice section. Prior to joining Dean Dorton Ford, Mr. Carter was a senior financial executive with a successful consulting and corporate leadership career, leading to a position as Chief Administrative and Financial Officer for a $900 million healthcare system. His background nearly 30 years progressive leadership in the healthcare industry. Mr. Carter has extensive experience in all areas of health care leadership, management and finance, with a concentration in strategy and new business development, corporate finance, information technology, mergers and acquisitions and talent development. Mark has a blog at http://healthcarestrategy.wordpress.com/.