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About Benny Stover

Benny Stover is chief financial officer at USA Health.

In his role, Stover is responsible for coordinating all departments within the health system’s finance division.

A certified public accountant with more than two decades of hospital administration experience, Stover previously served as chief financial officer for Mercy Health Jefferson in Crystal City, Mo., a member of St. Louis-based Mercy Health. In that role, Stover served on a team that led strategies to develop healthcare service lines. Among his responsibilities were leading initiatives involving clinical benchmarks, staff education and performance, cost savings and revenue enhancements.

While at Mercy Health, Stover also played a key role in the design and execution of construction projects that expanded cardiology, operating rooms, and hospital and clinic space. He also was instrumental in developing new services lines in geriatric psychiatry, pain management and sports medicine.

Stover has served on the boards of the Mercy Health Foundation, Dialysis Centers of Northwest Arkansas, YMCA and the Bentonville/Bella Vista Chamber of Commerce.

Prior to his role at Mercy Health, Stover was senior manager of healthcare services at Arnett & Foster in Charleston, W.Va., a regional accounting and consulting firm. He also served as hospital chief financial officer at Essent Healthcare in Nashville and at Health Management Associates in Naples, Fla.

Stover earned a bachelor of science degree in business administration from West Virginia University and an MBA from John Brown University.

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