Board of Trustees

Melvin “Chip” Hurley, Secretary

Treasurer and Chair, Finance Committee


Chip Hurley has over 30 years of healthcare and management experience in accounting, auditing and consulting with two “Big 4” professional services firms (18 years at E&Y and 4 years at PwC), two National consulting firms (9 years at Navigant Consulting and currently at Berkeley Research Group, LLC) as well as 3 years corporate management experience with Helix Health, a five-hospital integrated healthcare delivery system, serving in the roles of Senior Director of Finance, Treasurer and Director of Audit and Compliance. Mr. Hurley served as PwC’s Partner in charge of their Southeast Region healthcare financial forecasting and merger & acquisitions group and as Audit Partner on numerous healthcare clients. Mr. Hurley also served with Navigant Consulting as the national leader of Navigant’s Healthcare Financial Advisory Services’ Group, co-leader of Navigant’s Healthcare Strategy practice, co-leader of Navigant’s Healthcare Performance Improvement Practice and as a member of Navigant’s Healthcare Strategic Leadership Team.

Mr. Hurley has worked with such clients as The Johns Hopkins Health System, Georgetown University, Shore Health System, MedStar Health, Greater Baltimore Medical Center, Kennedy Krieger Institute, University of Miami, Kettering Medical Center, U.S. Dept. of HUD, Temple Health System, Lehigh Valley Health System, Continuum Health, and numerous other health care, university and law firm clients. He has extensive experience in leading hospital improvement projects, supporting mergers and acquisitions of hospitals, providing litigation support, and conducting audits of hospitals.

Mr. Hurley previously served as Chairman of the Board of Directors of UCP of Central Maryland, Executive Board member of Baltimore Area Council of the Boy Scouts of America, President of the Maryland Chapter of the Healthcare Financial Management Association, President of Santa Claus Anonymous, Vice President of Baltimore Junior Association of Commerce. A licensed CPA, FHFMA, Mr. Hurley currently serves as Chair of United Cerebral Palsy’s Audit Committee.

Melvin "Chip" Hurley