CCME Announces Stephen M. Dille as Chief Financial and Operating Officer


Stephen M. DilleCary, NC, August 8, 2022 - The Carolinas Center for Medical Excellence (CCME) is pleased to announce the appointment of Stephen M. Dille, MBA, CPA, as Chief Operating and Financial Officer (COFO). Stephen has been with CCME since February 2021, serving as Vice President of Finance and Administration. In this executive role, Stephen will provide the leadership, management, and vision necessary to ensure that proper operational controls, administrative and reporting procedures, people systems, and marketing functions are in place to ensure financial strength, operating efficiency, and growth.

Stephen brings over 25 years of international financial and operational leadership experience that spans the private and public sectors across multiple industries. His experience includes leading large, diverse teams in the areas of finance, quality control, information technology, people operations, investment management, and business development. In his new role, Stephen will guide CCME's operations and finances as the organization works to broaden its impact and expand the mission of helping people by improving the quality of healthcare. Stephen stated, “We have assembled a great team here at CCME and are ready to embark upon a period of unprecedented growth.”

Stephen serves on the board of the Carolina Small Business Development Fund and is an Advisory board member of Pangea Educational Development. He holds a Master of Business Administration from Texas A&M University in Commerce, TX, and a Bachelor of Science in Accounting from Louisiana State University in Baton Rouge, LA, and is a Certified Public Accountant (CPA), licensed in North Carolina.

“Stephen's vast experience and success in finance and operations fits exceptionally well with CCME's current needs for business growth,” said Steven Martin, MHA, CPHQ, FACHE, CCME President and CEO. “I look forward to working closely with Stephen on CCME's strategy and growth plans in his expanded leadership role.”

About The Carolinas Center for Medical Excellence: Founded by physicians in 1983, CCME is an independent, non-profit health care consultancy and Quality Improvement Organization (QIO), headquartered in North Carolina's Research Triangle. CCME offers an array of quality improvement, clinical review, audit, technical, and consulting services and solutions by External Quality Review, Fraud Waste and Abuse Services, and Utilization Management to improve health care delivery, system performance, and patient outcomes. Through various contracts, CCME serves the public sector and improves quality for Medicaid and Medicare communities.