Mike Browder’s career in health care spans 35 years with a variety of health care systems. In addition to his operational and financial roles, he has led numerous successful mergers and acquisitions. He joins Veritas after eight years as executive vice president and chief financial officer for RCCH HealthCare Partners. Prior to that, he spent 10 years at Essent Healthcare where he was most recently the president and CEO. Browder is an expert at growing health care businesses with multiple facilities in multiple jurisdictions and has been involved with more than 30 hospital purchases or sales in more than 20 states over the course of his career.
He is strongly interested in the human condition and wants to ensure he’s doing his part to provide excellent care for patients and their families despite a fragmented health care market. Through the Federation of American Hospitals, Browder has worked with colleagues in Washington D.C. to affect change in public policy, health delivery, and connectivity issues.
Browder received has Bachelor of Business Administration in accounting from the University of Georgia’s Terry College of Business. A CPA and an advanced member of Healthcare Financial Management Association, Browder has served as a board member for the Federation of American Hospitals, Terry College of Business Alumni Board, and the Nashville Sports Council. Browder and his wife of 33 years are parents to three grown children and they look forward to exploring Durham as he settles into his new role.