Steve Chen

Steve ChenSteve Chen is the Chief Financial Officer and Vice President of Finance at Adventist Health Bakersfield (AHBD).

Steve comes to AHBD from Mercy Hospital where he was formerly the CFO. Previously to that, from 2011-2015, Steve was a vice president at Executive Health Resources, the Physician Advisor Company in Denver, Colorado.

Steve also has previous experience at Adventist Health facilities. From 2008-2011, he was the CFO for Porter Adventist Hospital, also in Denver; and from 2000-2008, he was the CFO and Senior Finance Officer for Adventist Hinsdale Hospital in Hinsdale, Illinois.

Steve graduated in 1996 from Southwestern Adventist University with a bachelor’s degree in business administration. In 2000, he earned his master’s of business administration from Webber International University. Steve started his healthcare career as a financial management intern at Florida Hospital Medical Center in Orlando, Florida, later moving on to Florida Hospital Heartland as the assistant director of budgeting and reimbursement, later becoming the medical center’s controller.

Steve is married to Darcy and the father of five children: Brock, 13; Brady, 11; twins, Hudson and Gideon, soon-to-be 4; and Kennedy, 2. The Chen family loves to spend time together and are also animal lovers with four dogs and two horses.