Flagler Hospital is pleased to announce the appointment of Roger Carter to the role of Chief Financial Officer. In this capacity, Carter will oversee the financial operations of all entities within the Flagler Health Care System and work closely with the organization’s Boards of Trustees and leadership team, to optimize fiscal performance and ensure the long-term financial future of the hospital. He succeeds Lynda Kirker, who recently retired after 27 years of service.
“We greatly appreciate the commitment, expertise and years of service Lynda Kirker provided to our organization. Under her leadership, our hospital was able to effectively overcome significant fiscal challenges and also benefit from identified market opportunities,” stated President and CEO Joe Gordy. “At the same time, Roger Carter has shown tremendous talent in his role as Controller for the past nine years and we are extremely confident in his ability to help us successfully navigate the complex financial landscape of America’s health care system today and in the future.”
Carter joined Flagler Hospital in March of 2004. In his role as Controller, he has been responsible for the direct administration of accounting, finance, revenue integrity, payroll and accounts payable, while also working closely with supply chain, decision support and patient financial services. Prior to joining Flagler, Carter spent seven years at KPMG, LLP where he served in progressively responsible roles, ultimately serving as Audit Manager for numerous, premier health care clients across the state of Florida.
Roger Carter is a Certified Public Accountant and holds a Bachelor’s degree in accounting from the University of North Florida.
About Flagler Hospital
Flagler Hospital is a 335 bed, acute care hospital that has been ranked among the top 5% of all hospitals in the nation for both clinical excellence and patient safety for the past eight consecutive years. The hospital has operated as a not-for-profit healthcare institution in St. Augustine, Florida since its founding in 1889.
Flagler Hospital’s focus on quality has resulted in numerous national accreditations including, designation as a Chest Pain Center by the Society of Chest Pain Centers, ANCC Magnet Status for Nursing Excellence, the Gold Seal of Approval™ from The Joint Commission for Primary Stroke Care Centers, National accreditation for its total hip and total knee replacement programs, accreditation of its Cancer Institute by the Commission on Cancer and ASMBS Center of Excellence Designation for its Bariatric Surgery Center. To learn more about all of the hospital’s services log on to www.FlaglerHospital.org.