Kelly Barnes is the leader of the U.S. Health Industries Practice. In this role, Kelly oversees services across all health-related industries, including assurance, tax and advisory lines of services in the payer, provider, pharmaceutical and life sciences practices in the United States. Kelly also leads initiatives and points of view regarding public and private collaboration to create greater value in the health system and help shape the dialogue around health reform.
Kelly is a nationally recognized speaker and has served on the Principles and Practice Board of the Healthcare Financial Management Association. She serves on the board of the Texas Institute of Health Policy, is a member of the AICPA Healthcare Committee Audit Guide Task Force, and is involved with Leadership Dallas and the American Diabetes Foundation. Kelly earned both her undergraduate and graduate degrees in accounting from the University of Arkansas.