David Benjamin, Chief Financial Officer, joined Desert AIDS Project in 2015 after spending more than 25 years in executive financial and operational management roles within the healthcare industry. Starting his career on the East Coast as a Certified Public Accountant, he progressed from financial reporting to financial operations, focusing efforts on revenue cycle, cost accounting, productivity and benchmark studies and strategic and financial short/long-range planning.
David has managed operational change due to the significant changes in reimbursement over the past two decades, specializing in operational efficiencies, while maintaining strong clinical care. While much of his work prior to D.A.P. was within the for-profit healthcare sector, he is passionate about D.A.P.’s mission and thrives on the positive impact D.A.P. has in the Coachella Valley. David leads an extraordinary team of dedicated professionals in finance and accounting, health information management, information technology and patient financial services.