David CranfordCPA

David has more than 25 years of experience as a senior executive and financial manager in the healthcare field. Specializing in physician services and healthcare consulting, David is dedicated in the areas of physician practice management, healthcare mergers and acquisition advisory and healthcare financial consulting. His experience includes outsourced accounting, compensation modeling, due diligence and financial forecasting. He also provides expert witness testimony as litigation support in healthcare cases involving contractual disputes. David focuses on the coordination of a variety of services to physician practices and the support of hospital chief financial officers in activities that include business office management, bond compliance and financial analysis for certificates of need, product lines, joint ventures and budgeting.

During his career, David served as a CFO of a community hospital, and as a controller and vice president of finance at a tertiary teaching hospital. His responsibilities included financial reporting, budgeting, bond compliance, cash management, registration, patient accounts receivable, medical records, information services, decision support and purchasing services as well as reporting to the board of directors.

Education, Credentials and Special Training

  • Certified Public Accountant
  • Master of Accountancy, University of Tennessee at Chattanooga
  • B.S., Business Administration, University of Tennessee at Chattanooga

Professional Affiliations

  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
  • National Association of Public Hospitals
  • Healthcare Financial Management Association