Stephanie Anderson, CPA

Executive Vice President/Chief Operating Officer

Stephanie Anderson_2014Stephanie Anderson, CPA, MBA, is Woman's Executive Vice President/Chief Operating Officer. Stephanie joined us in December 1990 and was promoted to her current role in April 2014. She served as Senior Vice President/Chief Financial Officer prior to this promotion. She received both a Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting and a Master’s of Business Administration from Louisiana State University. She is a certified public accountant in the State of Louisiana. Prior to joining Woman's, she was an Audit Manager for the public accounting firm of KPMG Peat Marwick, where she specialized in healthcare auditing.

Stephanie has administrative responsibility for day-to-day operations of the organization and oversees the Chief Financial Officer responsible for the areas of finance, patient accounting, materials management, admissions/registration, managed care, compliance, and health information management, and the Chief Information Officer responsible for the areas of information systems, telecommunications and physician's electronic medical records.  Additionally, she is responsible for two other vice presidents responsible for therapy services, fitness and spa services, the Breast & Gyn Cancer Pavilion, Woman's Center for Wellness, Child Development Center, human resources, and ancillary services that include imaging, lab, research, environmental services, and food and nutritional services.  She is also responsible for the functions of operational excellence, outcomes improvement, and population health.

Stephanie currently serves on the board of directors of Capital Area United Way, McMains Children's Developmental Center, and the Mayor’s Healthy City Initiative.  She is currently serving as President of the American Heart Association’s Capital Area Board of Directors and is a board member for the Heart Association’s Greater Southeast Affiliate regional board, which serves Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Louisiana, Mississippi, Tennessee and Puerto Rico.  She is also a member of the Dean's Advisory Council for LSU’s College of Business, Louisiana Hospital Association’s Finance Committee, and Healthcare Financial Management Association. She is a graduate of the Leadership Greater Baton Rouge Program and Leadership Louisiana. She was named one of Baton Rouge Business Report's Influential Women in Business in 2011, was the recipient of LSU Women's Center’s “Esprit de Femme” award in 2012, and was recognized in 2016 with the Outstanding CPA in Business and Industry Award by the Society of Louisiana Certified Public Accountants.