Clinton Carter named Health System CFO

Clinton Carter will become Chief Financial Officer (CFO) of Huntsville Hospital Health System in early October, according to an announcement from David Spillers, CEO.

Clinton Carter, CFOA native of Madison County, Carter comes to Huntsville from the University of North Carolina System where he serves as Senior Vice President for Finance & Administration and Chief Financial Officer of the University of North Carolina System which includes all 16 public universities in North Carolina, the UNC Hospital and two medical schools.

Carter’s career has been highlighted by financial leadership roles in education, state government, and private industry.  Prior to joining the UNC System, he served the State of Alabama as the State Finance Director and as a cabinet member for Governor Kay Ivey and for Governor Robert Bentley. Previously, he served as CFO of the University of North Alabama in Florence. His experience in private industry also includes key roles in investment banking and with Intergraph Corporation of Huntsville.

A Certified Public Accountant, Carter holds an MBA from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania and a bachelor’s from the University of North Alabama.

Carter succeeds Kelli Powers as CFO of Huntsville Hospital Health System. Powers was named President of Decatur Morgan Hospital earlier this summer. The Decatur facility is an affiliate of the Huntsville system.