Carl Walters

CEO

Carl I Walters II. is a former United States Naval Officer (Medical Service Corp; Hospital Administration trained) known and respected for his leadership acumen to re-engineering multi-million-dollar integrated healthcare delivery systems. To date, Mr. Walters has re-engineered, stabilized, and grown 12 multi-million-dollar integrated healthcare delivery systems from the brink of complete collapse. His C-suite leadership assignments include a unique blend of For-Profit, Not-For-Profit, and faith-based healthcare leadership roles. His no-nonsense, disciplined transformative leadership style is best utilized by organizations desiring to revitalize their system leadership teams; improve their operating margin, improve their revenue cycle metrics, improve their organizational revenue streams, diversify their organizational revenue streams and/or to improve their organizational community confidence and/or corresponding market share. Mr. Walters prides himself on being a transformative leader who operates with uncompromising integrity, character, honesty and transparency. He has been recognized by community, State and Federal legislative officials for his operational re-engineering expertise as well as for his ongoing efforts to increase funding and corresponding access to high-quality, cost-effective medical services for our nation’s most vulnerable patient populations.

Mr. Walters commenced his career as a Medical Assistant working in a variety of Skilled Nursing Facilities while he pursued his Bachelor’s Degree in Hospital Administration. He also served as a Biller/Coder/Collector at one of Utah’s largest specialty care provider groups. He then was competitively selected to serve as a United States Naval Officer; where he subsequently trained as a Hospital Administrator. While in the Navy, Mr. Walters was selected to command two medical units as a Junior Naval Officer. After completing his three-year active duty obligation, Mr. Walters went on to successfully accept and serve in the following leadership roles:

  • Regional Provider Relations Director, Dental Benefit Providers
  • Business Manager/Trauma Follow-Up Clinic Manager, Kaiser Permanente
  • Director, Business Services/Admitting Services, Paracelsus Hospital
  • Divisional Practice Administrator (Utah Division), HCA
  • Divisional Administrator, Albertsons Health and Home (HME/DME Division)
  • Director of Operations, Swope Parkway Health System
  • Chief Operating Officer, St. Louis ConnectCare
  • Chief Executive Officer, Columbus Neighborhood Health System
  • Chief Executive Officer, Alexian Brothers PACE Program
  • Chief Executive Officer, Tri-Cities Community Health
  • Vice-President, Clinics and Outpatient Services, Mercy Medical Center
  • Chief Executive Officer, Wellness Pointe
  • Director, Residential Care Services, Department of Human Services
  • Chief Executive Officer, Roberson Health Care System
  • Chief Executive Officer, Operation Samahan Health Care System
  • Chief, Executive Officer, Outpatient Medical Center Inc.

EDUCATION

  • 1988 Bachelor of Science, Hospital Administration, Weber State University
  • 2003 Master of Arts, Organizational Management, University of Phoenix
  • 2005 Certificate, Practice Management Intensive Training, The American Academy of Medical Management

PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS AND ASSOCIATIONS

  • MGMA
  • ACHCE
  • ACMPE
  • NAHSE

MILITARY SERVICE

  • United States Naval Officer
  • Medical Service Corp Officer
  • Dates Served: 1988-1991
  • Highest Rank Held: 0-3
  • Honorably Discharged

HISTORICAL CIVIC LEADERSHIP INVOLVEMENT

  • State of Utah Division of Child and Family Services State Quality Improvement Committee Member
  • State of Utah HIV/AIDS Treatment and Care Planning Committee Member
  • FOCUS ST. Louis Regional Community Executive Leadership Graduate (Class of 2004-2005)
  • Honorary Commander 375th Airlift Wing (sponsored by Scott Air Force Base)
  • Near Eastside Healthy Lifestyle Center Steering Committee member
  • Access Health Columbus Board member
  • Council on Healthy Mothers and Babies Board member
  • Westside Health Advisory Committee member
  • Southside Health Advisory Committee member