• Accounting Systems
  • Cash Flow Processes
  • Advisor Coordination
  • Budgeting & Forecasting
  • Production & Operations
  • Banking & Capital
  • Strategic Financial Planning
  • Risk Assessments
  • Revenue
  • Operating Rhythm
  • Succession or Exit Planning
  • Readiness & Attractiveness
  • Price/Multiple

Charles Williams

  • CFO
  • Nashville Metro

Charles brings a wealth of knowledge and expertise to FocusCFO, with extensive experience in national and international finance, development, accounting, operations, administration, and information systems. With wide-ranging multi-industry experience, his special focus lies in the healthcare sector, extending from manufacturing and distribution to services such as hospitals, ancillary sites, physician practices, and managed care. Beyond healthcare, Charles' professional journey has seen him contributing to sectors as diverse as consulting, web-based software development, and retail. Leveraging these experiences, he possesses a holistic understanding of operational challenges and opportunities; Charles is ready to employ innovative solutions and strategic management for business growth in his role as a Fractional CFO.

Before FocusCFO

Prior to joining FocusCFO, Charles spent over 8 years at Tennessee Orthopaedic Alliance, PA, the largest independently owned orthopedic physician practice in Tennessee. Prior to this, he served at The Advisory Board and Tatum (a division of Randstad) for a period of 7 years. His expertise in finance and accounting encompasses a wide array of responsibilities such as managing banking and legal relationships, executing monthly closes, performing variance analysis, strategizing budgeting and planning, implementing IT systems, undertaking project analysis, overseeing billing/collections, and conducting due diligence. In his career, Charles has successfully formed three joint venture companies, steering them from the conception stage through to the business planning, securing internal funding, finalizing deals, and startup phases. Some of his standout projects in healthcare have involved developing and implementing Value Based Care models such as care transformation, clinical integration, shared savings, bundled payment, co-management, and patient-centered medical homes. His consulting experience includes serving as an interim CFO for hospitals, facilitating the integration of dozens of physicians through diverse affiliation models, and achieving a reduction in annual losses by over a million dollars. Charles has demonstrated strong negotiation skills, leading to the successful completion of numerous transactions worth up to $200 million. His academic journey included two years at Arizona State University, after which he graduated from the University of Texas at Austin with a BBA and an MBA.

    Other Interests

    • What is your favorite way to spend free time? I love to spend time with family (ask me about my grand-daughter!) and friends.
    • What is your favorite movie? Chariots of Fire
    • Something most people don't know about you: I ran with the bulls in Pamplona (twice) in 2019.

What attracted you
to FocusCFO?

I like to grow things and FocusCFO attracts clients who are looking for help in the areas where I think I can be a great benefit. The support model perfectly fits my stage in life and career.

Curated insights by Charles Williams