Terry L. Hales, Jr., MBA
Terry L. Hales, Jr., MBA, is senior vice president, academic administration and operations, and executive vice dean for Wake Forest
School of Medicine.
Hales received a BSBA in Accounting from Appalachian
State University in 1991, became a Certified Public Account in 1995, and
received his MBA from Wake Forest University in 2000.
Before coming to Wake Forest University School of
Medicine, Hales held different accounting positions within both public
accounting and industry.
In September 1996, Hales came to Wake Forest University
School of Medicine as a senior financial planner. He accepted the position of assistant
controller in March 1999, and was appointed assistant dean for finance in
Later that same year and concurrent with the creation of
Wake Forest University Health Sciences, Hales was appointed to vice president
for financial planning and chief financial officer.
In January 2010, with the formal integration of the North
Carolina Baptist Hospital and Wake Forest University Health Sciences finance
function, Hales was named vice chief financial officer of Wake Forest Baptist
Medical Center, where he served through March 2014.
Hales was named vice president, academic administration
and operations in April 2014. In June of 2016, Hales was named vice president,
academic administration and operations, and executive vice dean.
In addition to these roles, Hales is also assistant treasurer
for Piedmont Triad Research Park and assistant treasurer for the Dialysis
Corporations of Wake Forest University.
Hales has been married for 25 years and has 4 children.