Matthew C. Smith , MBA, MSA

Associate Vice President, Operational Finance, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, UNC Hospitals , Chapel Hill, North Carolina

Matt serves as AVP Finance for UNC Hospitals and oversees Carolina Value, a UNC Health Care-wide initiative to improve operational efficiency, enhance the quality of system processes and strengthen financial stability. Matt oversees a team of business practice improvement managers who partner with Operational Leaders to drive the execution of projects aligned with UNC Health Care and Entity strategic priorities.

Prior to leading Carolina Value, Matt was the Director for Network Affiliations where he worked with UNC Health Care’s Executive Team to identify and develop potential hospital affiliation opportunities and partner with Network Affiliate Executives to identify, prioritize and execute initiatives to strengthen operational performance. Matt began his career at UNC as a Senior Strategy Consultant where he worked with physicians and administrators to define and execute UNC Health Care’s strategy for heart & vascular services.

Matt came to UNC Health Care from Accenture, a global management consulting firm. While at Accenture, Matt led consulting teams that worked with senior finance leaders of several Fortune 500 companies to design and execute projects aimed at decreasing operating expenses, improving revenue capture, strengthen market position and increasing staff productivity.

Matt earned his MBA from Kenan-Flagler Business School at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Masters in Accounting from the Carroll School of Management in Boston College and Bachelors in Business Administration from the Mendoza College of Business at the University of Notre Dame.