Larry Smart, Chief Financial Officer
As the Chief Financial Officer, Larry Smart leads CareSource’s overarching financial strategy including long-range planning, investment management, forecasting and budget analysis. He is responsible for establishing financial performance metrics that align with our growth plans in addition to executing all of CareSource’s tax accounting, local and state tax returns and regulatory filings.
Larry is an accomplished health care leader with more than 25 years of experience in forecasting, budgeting and strategic planning across multiple lines of business. He is skillful in how to influence and execute on strategy to deliver best-in-class achievements to support CareSource’s mission of growth.
Prior to joining CareSource, Larry was recently the Senior Vice President and Chief Actuary for WellCare, where he led the actuarial and medical economics team in comprehensive risk analysis, strategic planning and budgeting. His team supported company growth as the organization grew from $13 billion to $28 billion, including multiple mergers and acquisitions.
Larry earned his bachelor’s degree in mathematics from George Mason University and is a Fellow of the Society of Actuaries. He has previously volunteered with Ainsley’s Angels of America to support the inclusion of the special needs community, Bakas Horses for the Handicapped and Friends of Strays Animal Shelter.