Deloitte Hires Health Care Compliance Luminary Todd Kerr
New managing director strengthens health care services and regulatory compliance offerings
NEW YORK, Jan. 16, 2013 - Todd Kerr, an accomplished health industry compliance and audit executive based in Nashville, has joined Deloitte & Touche LLP’s expanding national Governance, Regulatory and Risk Strategies (GR&RS) practice. Kerr is a managing director serving Deloitte’s health care clients.
Kerr has 25 years of corporate compliance, security and privacy, and internal audit experience in health care, including a significant background overseeing corporate functions that manage regulatory matters pertaining to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services and the Office of Inspector General.
For eight years he was senior vice president and chief compliance officer of Fresenius Medical Care North America where he led the development of physician and pharmaceutical joint venture compliance programs. Fresenius provides kidney disease management services with more than 3,100 clinics. During Kerr’s tenure, it was named one of the world’s “Most Ethical Companies” by The Ethisphere Institute.
Kerr was also a senior executive at LifePoint Hospitals, managing compliance and financial auditing teams for 30 hospitals and 75 physician practices, among other facilities. His resume is further highlighted by posts at Healthcare Corporation of America and Blue Cross Blue Shield of Tennessee, among others.
“Todd’s multi-faceted health industry and regulatory compliance acumen significantly enhances our capabilities and differentiates us from our competitors,” said Kevin McGovern, national managing partner, GR&RS practice, Deloitte & Touche LLP. “Todd’s leadership in working closely with senior management, board members, legal counsel, and senior-level regulators makes him highly qualified for this role and will enhance our ability as a trusted advisor to our clients.”
Kerr has extensive relationships throughout the legal, compliance, and health care communities, particularly in the southeast and Nashville, home to several of the nation’s hospital and health system companies. He has spent his entire career in the market, working with and for these companies.
“I look forward to using my career-long experiences to help Deloitte expand its health care and GR&RS practice in the southeast region and nationally,” said Kerr. “The health care companies Deloitte
works with are leaders in the marketplace, and I know Deloitte has the people and the talent to deliver high quality value to clients in the health care industry.”
A CPA, Kerr received his bachelor of science degree from Park University in Missouri, magna cum laude. He is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and the Tennessee State Society of Certified Public Accountants.
About Deloitte’s Governance, Regulatory & Risk Strategies practice
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