Mary Chaput, MBA, HCISPP, CIPP/US, CIPMChief Financial and Compliance Officer

As Clearwater Compliance’s chief financial and compliance officer, Mary Chaput brings 35 years of deep operational management and financial experience for publicly traded companies in the information services and healthcare industries.

For a decade, Chaput served as executive vice president and chief financial officer for the publicly traded global company Healthways. In her role, she was responsible for the Privacy Rule compliance and is regarded as one of the country’s foremost privacy experts for her knowledge of and practices implemented to comply with PHI privacy and security regulations. While at Healthways, Chaput led the global finance organization, including acquisitions, legal, treasury activities, tax planning, accounting and reporting, and internal audit and investor relations.  As the largest independent global provider of well-being improvement solutions, Chaput worked with employers, integrated health systems, hospitals, physicians, health plans, communities and government entities. During her time at Healthways, Chaput was deeply involved in the strategy development and overall execution of the company’s value proposition.

Chaput was instrumental as editor-in-chief in finalizing a PHI project report that brought together 100 experts in healthcare. She is widely published in industry trades such as Becker’s Hospital Review, Healthcare Finance News, Compliance Today, Payers and Providers, and

Prior to joining Healthways, Chaput held the position of vice president and chief financial officer for ClinTrials Research, a public contract research organization conducting clinical trials for pharmaceutical and biotech companies. Her 35 years of international and domestic business experience span the healthcare, information services, manufacturing and venture capital consulting industries.

A graduate of the General Electric Financial Management Program, Chaput earned her MA in Mathematics from Russell Sage College and MBA, summa cum laude, from State University of New York, Albany.

You can read some of her articles here.

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