Holton, a Nationally Recognized Community Health Leader, Brings 40 Years Experience to Federally Qualified Health Center
WORCESTER, Mass. – Family Health Center of Worcester, a federally qualified community health center, today announced the appointment of Michael Holton to its leadership team as interim chief financial officer, effective October 17, 2022. Mr. Holton brings over 40 years of financial and operations experience in the community health center industry.
“Mr. Holton is a financial expert within the community health movement and brings with him a superior track record of leading transformation and delivering results,” said Louis Brady, president and chief executive officer of Family Health Center of Worcester. “As we work to strengthen our financial position, it is essential that we recruit financial leaders ready to meet this moment. We are confident that Michael’s decades of experience leading the financial revitalization of community health centers at the state and
national levels will be an invaluable addition to the go-forward strategy already underway. I am pleased to welcome Michael to the Family Health Center team.”
Mr. Holton is a Community Health Center leader with experience working in two community health centers, five years with the NC Primary Care Association, nine years with the National Association of Community Health Centers as Director of Financial Management Assistance, and three and a half years with a national accounting, audit, tax and consulting firm.
With over 40 years in the community health center industry, Michael Holton has provided support in the financial and operations areas at the local, state and national levels. Mr. Holton’s expertise include financial and operations management revenue and reimbursement, strategic and business planning, practice operations management operations and information technology management.
Mr. Holton will serve as interim chief financial officer until a permanent chief financial officer is on-boarded. The recruitment process for the permanent officer is currently underway and several candidates with well-suited finance backgrounds in the federally qualified community health center model are engaging in the interview process.
About Family Health Center of Worcester
Family Health Center of Worcester is an FTCA deemed, Federally Qualified Health Center health center open to all residents of Worcester and surrounding areas. Family Health Center of Worcester’s mission is to improve the health and well-being of all residents in the Greater Worcester area, especially culturally diverse populations, by providing access to affordable, high quality, integrated, comprehensive, and respectful primary health care and social services, regardless of patients’ ability to pay. In addition to its main site at 26 Queen Street in Worcester, MA Family Health Center provides care at Family Health Center – Southbridge and seven school health centers in Worcester, MA. Family Health Center administers the Women Infant Children (WIC) nutrition program at four sites in the Greater Worcester area.
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