Melinda S. Hancock CPA, FHFMA

Melinda Hancock is a Senior Vice President and Chief Administrative Officer for Sentara Healthcare.  Appointed to the position in August 2021, Ms. Hancock is responsible for the Internal Audit, Compliance, Legal Services, Risk Management and Privacy teams, as well as Supply Chain, Enterprise Analytics, Strategy. and Mergers and Affiliations.  Before joining Sentara, Ms. Hancock served as the Chief Administrative Officer and Chief Financial Officer at VCU Health System. During her 5 years at VCU Health System, she made significant contributions to advance the infrastructure of the health system. Prior to that, she spent 2 years as a partner at Dixon Hughes Goodman focused on the implementation of payment models and value-based reimbursement. Previously, Ms. Hancock was the Chief Financial Officer with the Virginia market of Bon Secours Health System and assisted with the leadership of the system wide clinical transformation work.

Ms. Hancock’s current professional affiliations include Healthcare Financial Management Association (Fellow and Past National Chairman), Virginia Health Information (Board Member), American Hospital Association (Regional Policy Board Member), and Virginia Center for Health Innovation (Board Member and Chair). Ms. Hancock has been a frequent speaker on leadership and value based payment models and has co-authored several articles on related topics.

Bio posted January 2022