Carol Carden

Managing Principal of Compensation Valuation Planning & Design

Carol provides business valuation and related consulting services to healthcare clients and a variety of business organizations.  Her primary areas of expertise are in finance, valuation, managed care, and revenue cycle operations for healthcare organizations.  She has performed numerous appraisals of businesses and securities for mergers, acquisitions, estate planning, and commercial litigation matters.

In addition, she is a frequent speaker and published author, having contributed to the Wiley Finance Series book, Financial Valuation Applications and Models, and Becker’s Health IT & CIO Review, among others.

Carol is a graduate of Western Kentucky University with a Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting. She is a Certified Public Accountant (Tennessee), an Accredited Senior Appraiser (business valuation discipline), and a Certified Fraud Examiner. She has sat on various councils and committees with the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, Tennessee Institute of Certified Public Accountants, and American Society of Appraisers and currently sits on the Women’s Leadership Council with the American Health Law Association. Carol was a member of Leadership Knoxville’s Class of 2022 and currently is a member of Women Business Leaders of the U.S. Health Care Industry Foundation.