Chris Farmer joins CHC from Yale University, where he was most recently Director of Operational Excellence. Previously, he had served as Associate Dean, Finance and Administration, at the Yale School of Nursing. While at Yale, Chris created a process improvement team and led numerous projects, including continuous improvement teams post-Workday implementation focused on grants administration and financial reporting. At the School of Nursing, Chris was strategic partner to the Dean, advising on all aspects of fiscal and administrative affairs. He also led the office of business affairs with operational responsibility for finance and grants administration, human resources support, information technology support, oversight of facilities, and interdepartmental and community relations. Chris holds an MBA from Duke University, Fuqua School of Business and a BS in Accounting from North Carolina State University.