Joe Lackey Named HealthNet’s Chief Financial Officer

Lackey to Manage Financial Operations of One of the Nation’s Largest FQHCs


After a national search, HealthNet has named Joe Lackey as the organization’s new Chief Financial Officer, effective May 24, 2021.

He will manage the day-to-day financial operations of one of Indiana’s largest federally qualified health centers. HealthNet provides care annually to more than 56,000 uninsured and underinsured patients in Marion County and beyond through its network of nine primary care health centers and numerous outreach programs.

“I am very pleased to be part of an organization so important to the lives of the patients and the communities it serves,” Lackey said. “I look forward to working with HealthNet’s board, health care providers, patients and staff to address the health care challenges of our day. This is an unparalleled time of opportunity for community health centers and I feel HealthNet is uniquely positioned to meet the growing needs of the uninsured and underinsured in Indianapolis and beyond.”

As a member of HealthNet’s senior leadership team, Lackey will oversee financial planning, budgeting, accounting, financial audits, billing, revenue cycle management, accounts receivables, accounts payable, insurance services and other key functions.

In announcing the selection, HealthNet President/CEO Rick Diaz said, “We are very pleased that Joe has accepted this role. He has a very clear vision for the critical role community health centers play as safety net providers and has the ability to turn vision into action. Joe will be a true asset to HealthNet and the many patients we serve.”

Lackey joined HealthNet in 2018 as Controller and has more than 14 years of experience in health care financial management. Before joining HealthNet, he served as a Senior Manager at Myers and Stauffer, a firm providing accounting, auditing, consulting, data management, and analytical services to state, federal and local health care and social service agencies.

Lackey has a bachelor’s degree in business administration and a master’s degree in accounting from Ball State University. He serves on the Board of Directors of Stopover, Inc., a crisis service for youth and their families.