Sam Brown

Senior Vice President

Ovation Healthcare

Sam has more than 40 years experience as a healthcare financial manager in both for-profit and not-for-profit hospitals and health systems. He is a seasoned professional with expertise in hospital operations, finance, and accounting, revenue enhancement, cost reduction, debt financing, managed care, financial analysis and feasibility, strategic financial planning and multi-facility management. Much of Sam’s experience has been as Chief Financial Officer and Vice President of Finance for rural and community hospitals. He has also served as Vice President of Finance – Hospital Division for a for-profit, urban healthcare system. Sam serves hospital clients in eight states providing financial monitoring, oversight, advisory services, and other assistance as needed.

Areas of Expertise

  • Financial Management
  • Hospital Operations
  • Debt Acquisitioan
  • Financial Analysis
  • Budgeting and Strategic Planning
  • Revenue Enhancement
  • Cost Reduction
  • Managed Care
  • Multi Facility Management

Previous Experience

  • USMD, Inc.
  • East Texas Medical Center
  • Jennie Stuart Medical Center (QHR)
  • Brazosport Regional Medical Center (QHR)


  • Bachelor of Business Administration
    Middle Tennessee State University


  • Certified Public Accountant


  • Healthcare Financial Management Association
  • American Institute of CPAs