Cecelia Moore is currently the Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer of Vanderbilt University Medical Center. Cecelia has been in her current role at Vanderbilt since October 2013. She directs financial operations for the $5.8B Medical Center which includes seven hospitals (Vanderbilt University Hospital, Monroe Carell Junior Children’s Hospital, Vanderbilt Psychiatric Hospital, Vanderbilt Wilson County Hospital, and the Vanderbilt Stallworth Rehabilitation Hospital), a faculty practice plan, the Vanderbilt Medical Group, a large academic research enterprise, and clinical and health care joint ventures. In 2016, she led the financial transition of VUMC to a separate 501c3 organization, distinct from Vanderbilt University. This separation included the issuance of over $1.2B in debt, a deal which was name healthcare bond transaction of the year by Bond Buyers.
Prior to her appointment at Vanderbilt, Cecelia worked in a variety of roles at Duke University Health System (DUHS) and its faculty practice plan, the Private Diagnostic Clinic, PLLC (PDC). Cecelia was the Chief Financial Officer for the PDC, directing the finance efforts of the half billion dollar, 1,400 physician practice including financial planning, general accounting, budgeting, reporting, and managed care contracting. For nine years, Cecelia was the lead revenue cycle executive for DUHS, as the Chief Operating Officer of the Patient Revenue Management Organization (PRMO), LLC, responsible for revenue cycle operations for all DUHS entities and the PDC. The PRMO was responsible for accounts receivable management and cash collections in excess of $2.8 billion, annually, along with a staff of close to 1,400 FTEs Cecelia came to Duke in July 1999 as the Associate Director for Managed Care Operations and Finance for DUHS, leading financial operations for the health-system affiliated Independent Practice Association. During her tenure at Duke, Cecelia worked in both Corporate Finance and at Duke Health Raleigh Hospital as Assistant Vice President of Financial Services. Prior to her work at Duke, Cecelia consulted with numerous hospitals in charge master optimization and coding and worked in physician practice and receivables management.
In 2017, Cecelia was named no-for-profit CFO of the year by the Nashville Business Journal. She also participated in Leadership Nashville Class of 2017. In North Carolina, she had leadership roles in the Durham Jaycees, named state Treasurer of the year.
Cecelia earned her AB with honors from Duke University followed by a Master’s in Health Administration, also from Duke’s Fuqua School of Business. She is a Certified Public Accountant in the State of North Carolina and a Certified Health Care Financial Professional through HFMA. Cecelia is a member of HFMA and AICPA.