Director, Special Projects
Farrell has over 30 years of hospital management experience and leads special projects for Alliant and its hospitals. During his career, he has been both a CFO and CEO and assists Alliant on strategic, operational and financial projects that require short term leadership and focus. Turner began his career with St. Luke’s Episcopal and Texas Children’s Hospitals in Houston. He then served in leadership at South Central Regional Medical Center in Laurel, Mississippi and as interim CEO and CFO in numerous rural hospitals across the Southeast. He is a subject matter expert in Rural Health Clinics, especially provider-based RHCs.
Farrell has a B.A. in Accounting and Health Care Management from the University of Alabama College of Commerce and Business Administration, and a Master’s in Finance from the University of Houston at Clear Lake. He is a CPA, a certified coder, and a Fellow with HFMA. He is Immediate Past-President of the Alabama Rural Health Association and has been chapter President of the Anniston-Gadsden and Oxford Chapters of the American Academy of Professional Coders.
Farrell enjoys hunting and running and spending time with his wife Beverly.