Mar 7th, 2019
PLANO, Texas (Mach 6, 2019) – Scott Gressett, chief financial officer for Oceans Healthcare, has been named a 2019 Financial Executives Award finalist by D CEO magazine. This award, presented in partnership with the Dallas CPA Society, Financial Executives International and the Association for Corporate Growth, recognizes CFOs and financial leaders across North Texas for outstanding contributions to their organizations and communities.
Gressett joined Oceans Healthcare in 2016, bringing more than 20 years of industry experience to his role as CFO. In this time, he has been instrumental in the behavioral health provider’s growth and expansion in Louisiana, Mississippi and Texas. This growth earned Oceans Healthcare recognition as a fastest-growing company for three consecutive years.
“I am humbled by this recognition and grateful for the chance to share my passion for improving the lives of some of the most vulnerable members of our society, both locally and abroad,” Gressett said.
As CFO, Gressett has improved financial resources at the hospital and corporate levels, overhauled management reporting systems to more effectively analyze data and prioritized efforts to increase access for seniors, adults and adolescents in need of behavioral health care.
Gressett is passionate about improving the well-being of those in his community, both in his work at Oceans and around the world. He holds board memberships with several international charities and organizations dedicated to women’s health and vulnerable children in the third -world. He works with local organizations PocketClinik, LLC to increase access to much-needed healthcare services in West Africa. He also serves on the board of Mully Children’s Family USA, an organization serving children and youth in vulnerable communities throughout Kenya.
“I am moved by Scott’s passion and generosity towards others,” said CEO Stuart Archer. He is the true embodiment of our Oceans Healthcare core convictions of treating others with dignity, respect and compassion. “The work he has done to improve our company allows us to care for the ever-growing number of those in our communities who need behavioral health services. Scott is deserving of this recognition, and I am proud to call him both colleague and friend.”
Finalists will be honored at a special event held by D CEO May 1. For more information on the 2019 Financial Executives Award program, visit D CEO.
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