Mike Yates

Mike Yates - Vice President of Finance
About Mike

Vice President of Finance

Mike Yates is the Vice President of Finance for Cancer Treatment Centers of America® (CTCA) in Tulsa. Mr. Yates oversees the hospital’s financial functions, with a specific focus on revenue cycle, service line development, business analytics and managing the reimbursement portfolio. In addition, he works closely with the CTCA® financial executive leadership team on enterprise-wide financial management and policies. 

Mr. Yates graduated from Marshall University in Huntington, West Virginia, with his Bachelor of Business Administration, and from Christian Brothers University in Memphis, Tennessee, with his Master of Business Administration. Mr. Yates has a strong financial management background, including nine years serving as Chief Financial Officer (CFO) for health care organizations and eight years of executive leadership experience in the insurance field. He most recently served as the CFO for Oklahoma Cancer Specialists and Research Institute, where he oversaw all financial aspects of the center, including leading contract negotiations for payers and tribes, renegotiating debt to increase cash flow, and financing building and technology acquisitions. Prior to that role, he served as CFO and Chief Operating Officer for Kissito Healthcare in Roanoke, Virginia, and as Vice President of Finance at a Top 100 national independent insurance broker in Tennessee. In addition, Mr. Yates was a practicing certified public accountant for several years prior to accepting his first corporate financial position.

Mr. Yates serves as a board member for Joy in the Cause, has presented at the Association of Community Cancer Centers’ National Oncology Conference on performance-based payment, and has served on several service committees for health care and insurance organizations.  Mr. Yates also served as an adjunct accounting instructor at the University of Memphis.

In his spare time, Mr. Yates spends time with his wife and five daughters. They enjoy traveling, hiking and home improvement projects.