Kelly began her career in public accounting, and has been in the healthcare finance arena for the last 27 years.
Prior to joining Retina Consultants of America, Kelly Barker was Senior Vice President – Controller, U.S. Operations at USPI for 16 years. Kelly led a team that oversaw all of the financial processes that occurred on behalf of USPI’s ~280 outpatient surgery centers and short stay surgical hospitals, working closely with USPI’s physician and hospital partner stakeholders while doing so.
Before USPI, Kelly spent 7 years with CIGNA Healthcare in various facets of Accounting/Finance and was a CFO at a local hospital. Kelly holds a BBA in Accounting from the University of Texas at Arlington (1992), an MBA from Arizona State University (2000), and is licensed as a CPA in Texas (1994).