Chief Financial Officer
Al Charlesworth, CPA joined Option 1 Healthcare Solutions in April of 2011 as the Chief Financial Officer. Al oversees accounting, finance, accounts receivable, accounts payable, cash and debt management and all revenue cycle functions. Since joining Option 1, Al has helped develop and implement the organization’s revenue cycle and financial processes. These processes have helped Option 1 to significantly reduce days sales outstanding and ensure that Option 1’s collection rate is one of the best in the industry. In addition, Al has developed a financial and revenue cycle team that supports the continued growth and ongoing management of the organization through extensive metrics and other financial reporting.
Prior to joining Option 1, Al was in operational roles as Senior Vice President and President of Subsidiaries or regions for DSI Renal, Inc. and American Dental Partners, Inc. where he oversaw the entire operations of each companies’ Western Regions. Al also played a key role in helping to grow Renal Care Group, Inc. as their West Group Chief Financial Officer into one of the nation’s best dialysis companies before it’s sale to Fresenius Medical Care. Prior to these positions Al held a variety of financial roles in the healthcare industry with companies such KPMG, Arizona Hospital and Healthcare Association and Blue Cross/Blue Shield.
Al earned a Bachelor of Science in Accounting from Northern Illinois University. He is a member of the Arizona Society of CPAs and the American Institute of CPAs and resides in Tempe, AZ with his family.