Prisma Health announces Matt Elsey as new CFO

January 26, 2023

Matt Elsey, CPA, has been appointed to Prisma Health’s corporate leadership team as executive vice president and chief financial officer.

Elsey, a native of Michigan, brings more than 25 years of successful leadership in financial management in the healthcare industry.

“I am honored to join the Prisma Health team,” said Elsey. “The organization’s focus on improving the state of health for South Carolinians is expansive, from the flagship and community hospitals to critical rural health initiatives. Prisma Health has set and achieved high standards of service and value, and I’m excited to help continue this momentum.”

Elsey comes to Prima Health from McLaren Health Care Corporation (MHC) in Grand Blanc, Michigan, where he served as vice president and corporate controller. At MHC, a large integrated healthcare system with over $6 billion of annual operating revenue and assets, he was responsible for corporate financial management activities including oversight of all internal and external financial reporting, accounting, tax, treasury/investment/debt management and budget functions.

Prisma Health President and CEO Mark O’Halla said, “With over two decades of proven financial leadership, Matt’s understanding of the healthcare industry’s unique market dynamics will be a significant asset to Prisma Health. I am pleased to welcome Matt to our leadership team as we lead the transformation of health care in South Carolina.”

Elsey also served previously with Oakwood Healthcare, Inc./Beaumont Health in Dearborn, Michigan, progressing in leadership roles from director in 2002 to senior vice president by 2014. His early career began in auditing, which included several years in the assurance practice of Ernst & Young LLP.

Elsey is a registered certified public accountant and a graduate of Michigan State University. He is a member of the Michigan Association of Certified Public Accountants and Healthcare Financial Management Association.


About Prisma Health

Prisma Health is a private nonprofit health company and the largest healthcare organization in South Carolina. The company has 29,750 team members, 18 acute and specialty hospitals, 2,827 beds, 300 outpatient sites, and more than 5,300 employed and independent clinicians across its clinically integrated inVio Health Network. Along with this innovative network, Prisma Health serves almost 1.5 million unique patients annually in its 21-county market area that covers 50% of South Carolina. Prisma Health’s goal is to improve the health of all South Carolinians by enhancing clinical quality, the patient experience and access to affordable care, as well as conducting clinical research and training the next generation of medical professionals. Learn more at