EVP & Chief Financial Officer
Chibueze Okey Agba brings a deep and varied professional background and an expansive
and diverse perspective to his role as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer. He has served at major academic medical centers — both internationally and across the eastern seaboard.
Since 2016, Okey has served as a Chief Financial Officer for Cleveland Clinic — first in the Clinic’s extensive center in Abu Dhabi, the first integrated health delivery system in the United Arab Emirates; and more recently for Cleveland Clinic’s Florida region, which includes five acute-care hospitals, 32 outpatient centers, as well as ambulatory and urgent care operations.
Previously, he was Senior Vice President, CFO and Treasurer at Tufts Medical Center and Floating Hospital for Children in Boston. Prior to Tufts, he was the Associate Dean of Finance and CFO for Harvard Medical School. He has also held executive finance positions at Brigham and Women’s Faulkner Hospital in Boston, and the Massachusetts-based Partners Healthcare System.
Okey earned his Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Southwestern Louisiana, and his Master of Business Administration from Mercer University in Atlanta. He has completed further executive education at the Harvard School of Business.
The CFO’s role is one of great responsibility and accountability. As executive vice president and CFO, he has responsibility and accountability for HHC’s financial strategies, operating and capital budgets, financial planning and reporting, investments, accounting, treasury, tax, ITS, insurance and revenue-cycle operations.