Roberts to Serve as VP of Finance and Controller for Baptist Health Care

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PENSACOLA, Fla. (Dec. 10, 2015) – Baptist Health Care (BHC) has selected William “BJ” Roberts to serve as vice president of finance and controller. BJ joins BHC with more than 26 years of experience in health care management. Prior to Baptist, he served on the senior leadership team at Unity Health Medical Center in Searcy, Ark., as the assistant vice president of fiscal services.

He gained his expertise in health care finance through his work at organizations such as University of Arkansas Medical Sciences, Conway Regional Health System and Blue Cross Blue Shield. His responsibilities at BHC include materials management, accounting, tax management, accounts payable and budget, as well as leading Baptist’s Margins on Medicare initiative.

After earning a bachelor’s degree in accounting, BJ found his passion in the health care industry and received a Master of Business Administration in healthcare administration. BJ is a former Certified Professional in Healthcare Quality (CPHQ), a Certified Internal Auditor (CIA) and a current Certified Public Accountant (CPA). He also is a Fellow of the American College of Healthcare Executives (FACHE).

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