Vice President and Controller
Mr. Byers manages the accounting and financial reporting processes of Ardent and its affiliates. Prior to being named Controller, he led the company's Internal Audit function. Mr. Byers also held various assurance roles with Deloitte and PwC before joining Ardent.
He earned a bachelor’s degree in accounting from David Lipscomb University and a master’s degree in accountancy from the University of Tennessee. Mr. Byers is also a certified public accountant (CPA).