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Ronald R. Long, executive vice president, resource development and deployment and chief financial officer, is responsible for finance, business operations, managed care, tax and compliance, supply chain management and the real estate division of Texas Health Resources. Long also is responsible for oversight of the Texas Health Harris Methodist Foundation and the Texas Health Presbyterian Foundation.
Long brings 25 years of health care leadership experience to Texas Health. His background includes financial management of health care organizations in a variety of settings ranging from rural to suburban to large urban academic centers, regional health systems, managed care organizations, joint ventures and physician group practices.
Since 2001, Long served as executive vice president and CFO for Health Alliance of Greater Cincinnati, Ohio. Long also served as senior vice president of finance and health plans for Saint Mary's Health Network in Nevada.
Prior to that, he worked in various financial capacities with Legacy Health System in Portland, Oregon. He began his career in health care serving as a senior auditor with Arthur Young & Company in Portland.
Long, a certified public accountant licensed in Oregon, earned a bachelor's degree from the University of Portland. Long is active in a variety of health care industry financial management groups. An active member of the Healthcare Financial Management Association, he served as the National Chairman in 2001-2002.