Northeastern Health System names Larry Stephens as the Vice President of Finance. Stephens, a native Oklahoman, earned his Bachelor of Science in Accounting from Oklahoma State University and is a Certified Public Accountant.
Stephens has more than 30 years of healthcare experience, with the last nine as the Chief Financial Officer of PMC, a health system in Shawnee, Oklahoma, that managed seven critical access hospitals.
With most of his career serving hospitals, Stephens has developed considerable proficiency for understanding financial needs and meeting those requirements in an efficient and effective manner. He gained healthcare financial expertise while serving in the financial departments of Baptist, Deaconess and Midwest City hospitals. He is recognized for his auditing and analytical skills, gained by 10 years of accounting, as well as firm experience with EideBailly and Price Waterhouse.
Stephens is an active member of the Oklahoma Society of Certified Public Accountants, Healthcare Financial Management Association and the American College of Healthcare Executives.
He is married to Pam, his wife of 35 years. They have one grown child, Jessica, who is an accomplished cellist and conductor of music in Oklahoma City.