Carl S. Armato

President and Chief Executive Officer, Novant Health

Carl S. Armato

Carl S. Armato is the President and Chief Executive Officer for Novant Health. Since joining Novant Health in 1998 as the VP of Finance and Operations for the Physician division, Armato has served in numerous roles including SVP of Materials Management and Logistics, COO for Presbyterian Healthcare, President and CEO for Presbyterian Healthcare, President of Novant Health markets, and COO for Novant Health. The Board of Trustees appointed him to his current position in January 2012.

Prior to joining Novant Health, Armato was Vice President of Operations for First Care Physicians and Director of Finance for the General Health System in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. He also was a senior tax/audit consultant for Ernst & Young LLP in the Baton Rouge office. Armato holds a Bachelor of Business Administration in Accounting from the University of Southwestern Louisiana – Lafayette and an MBA from Norwich University of Vermont. He is a CPA licensed in Louisiana and North Carolina.

Armato serves on the Vizient Board of Directors, the Mid-Atlantic Affiliate Board of Directors of the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association, and the Charlotte Executive Leadership Council. His second book, A Future With Hope: An Inspiring Guide to Overcoming Diabetes, is an Amazon best seller.