USMD Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: USMD), a physician-led integrated healthcare system, announces that Carolyn Jones, CPA, has been appointed Chief Financial Officer and Executive Vice President. In her position, Jones will oversee the USMD finance department.
“I am excited to welcome Carolyn to the executive management team at USMD,” said John House, M.D., chairman and chief executive officer of USMD Holdings. “Carolyn brings a wealth of knowledge and experience to USMD. Her leadership ability combined with her financial management skills and operational understanding of the healthcare industry will serve us well.”
Prior to becoming CFO of USMD and joining the USMD executive management team, Jones served as USMD interim CFO. Previously, Jones was affiliated with the Tatum division of Ranstand Professionals US, LP. During her time there, she completed assignments as an interim financial executive for several Tatum clients and Fortune 500 companies, including serving as interim vice president of Financial Planning & Analysis for Tenet Healthcare and interim CFO of the Dallas Independent School District. Prior to her time with Tatum, Jones served as co-founder of Jones & Co., a financial consulting firm. She also has experience serving as vice president of Financial Planning & Analysis for PacificCare of California. Additionally, Jones has held financial and accounting positions with PriceWaterhouseCoopers and First Interstate Bank.
“I am excited to assume the role of CFO and Executive Vice President of USMD,” said Jones. “I am proud to be part of the USMD team and further the growth and success of this physician-led integrated healthcare system.”Jones received her bachelor’s degree from Louisiana State University in New Orleans, her Master’s Degree in Linguistics/TESOL from University of Texas at Arlington, where she also taught in its English Language Institute, and she is a licensed CPA in Louisiana and Texas. Jones is active in the Texas literacy community and, in 2012, she was named the Literacy Texas Volunteer of the Year for the State of Texas.