North Carolina Senator Jeff Tarte will be the keynote speaker at the Lake Norman Chamber of Commerce Annual Elected Officials Recognition Luncheon to be held Thursday, November 16th at Northstone Country Club (15801 Northstone Drive) in Huntersville. Senator Tarte will be speaking on the role of a Public Servant.
The Lake Norman Chamber annually recognizes the local, county, state, and federal officials who serve the citizens and businesses from the Towns of Huntersville, Davidson, and Cornelius. The event will take place 11:45 am until 1:15 pm. The cost for admission is $20 for Lake Norman Chamber members and $30 for non-members. Elected officials and key town staff are complimentary.
Members can register online at LakeNormanChamber.org. Non-members are encouraged to call the chamber at 704-892-1922. Attendees must register by Tuesday, November 14th.
The Elected Officials Recognition Luncheon is presented by EnergyUnited and sponsored by Novant Health ? Huntersville Medical Center, Business Today, and WSIC 100.7 FM.
Senator Tarte?s life has been dedicated to assisting companies and organizations through both professional and volunteer capacities to develop solutions to complex challenges in the healthcare, education, and information technology industries. He is a subject matter expert in strategic planning and contract negotiations.
Jeff has a long and extensive record of public service spanning several decades. He previously served three terms as the Mayor of Cornelius, and is serving his third term representing the 41st district in the North Carolina Senate.
Senator Tarte serves in the Senate as Chairman of the State and Local Government Committee, Chairman of the Information Technology Joint Oversight Committee as well as Chairman of the Appropriations Subcommittee on General Government and Information Technology. He also serves on the Base Budget Appropriations Committee, the Health Care Committee as well the Education Committee where his focus is on higher education.
He works closely with the President of the University of North Carolina System and the Chancellors at each of the 17 member university campuses. He also serves on the NC Council for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing as well as on the Advisory Committee on Cancer Coordination. The Senator is a member of the President's Advisory Council at Central Piedmont Community College.
He is currently on the executive team of Zennergy, an international water valve company that supplies various water conservation solutions. Senator Tarte also serves as a Senior Advisor to GeneNews through JTS Partners, a company that performs cancer risk stratification through blood testing for genetic markers.
Jeff is the co-founder and retired CEO of Applied Revenue Analytics, a consultancy dedicated to assessing challenges and optimizing revenue cycle solutions in the healthcare industry.
Prior to founding his firm, Jeff spent the majority of his 35 year professional career consulting as a Partner at Ernst & Young, in sales at IBM, and running his own consulting firm. He has consulted to clients in virtually every U.S. state, five foreign countries, and served as the interim CIO at both New England Medical Center at Tufts University and Johns Hopkins Health System. Jeff has been recognized by CIO Magazine as one of the top 100 IT executives in the United States. He is the co-author of ?Information Technology for Integrated Health Systems,? published by Wiley & Sons.
Jeff holds a degree in Economics from the College of Commerce and Business Administration at the University of Illinois. He completed an Executive Education finance program at Duke University. Most recently he completed the Senior Leadership Executive Education program at the Harvard University Kennedy School. He and his wife of 38 years, Nancy Tarte, MD is a pediatrician and have three grown children.