(Statesville, NC – January 21, 2014) –Iredell Health System has named Gary (Skip) Smith, as the Vice
President of Finance. He replaces Fred Karnap who retired after 25 years
"We appreciate the many years of dedicated service from Fred Karnap,
said Ed Rush, CEO of Iredell Health System. "However we are also
glad to have Skip join our leadership team. His broad experience in healthcare
finance will make him a valuable asset to our organization."
Prior to joining Iredell Health System, Smith served as the Chief Financial
Officer of Fayette Regional Health System in Connersville, Indiana. Prior
to that, he worked for Health Management Associates in Chester, South
Carolina and in Mooresville.
Smith received his Bachelor of Science degree from Wright State University
in Dayton, Ohio in business administration with dual majors in accounting
Smith and his family live in Troutman.