Chad A. Eckes, MBA
Chad A. Eckes is the executive vice president of corporate services and chief financial officer at Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center.
Eckes provides leadership in the areas of finance, managed care, corporate revenue cycle, human resources, information technology, enterprise information management/data analytics, enterprise project management, and facilities functions. His finance duties include reimbursement and revenue, financial reporting, financial planning and analysis, budget & financial operations, divisional finance, investor relations, and treasury.
As executive vice president of corporate services, he and his team provide integrated corporate services support for Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center’s operations and ensure alignment with the strategic plan. As chief financial officer, he develops and implements long- and short-term financial strategies to ensure the sustainable growth of the Medical Center.
Prior to joining Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center, he was the chief strategy officer for a national for-profit health system. Previously, Eckes held chief information officer, vice president, director, and controller positions within healthcare, insurance and consulting companies. As a project manager by trade, Eckes has been responsible for over 3 million project hours and has earned the distinguished project management professional certification.
Eckes holds a bachelor’s degree from the University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh, a master’s certificate in project management from Wisconsin-Madison and an M.B.A. from Wisconsin-Whitewater.