C BrownCarmel Brown joined Jackson Purchase Medical Associates in April 2016 as the Director of Finance. Her responsibilities include financial reporting, analysis, budgeting, forecasting and oversight of the organization’s accounting functions.

Prior to joining JPMA, Carmel was a senior financial analyst at Verso Corporation in Wickliffe, KY for more than four years and served as the controller at US Foods in Paducah for six years prior to that. Carmel is a Certified Public Accountant and worked many years for a regional accounting firm in Northern California as a manager in the accounting and auditing department as well as five years for a local accounting firm in Paducah, Kentucky.

Carmel received her Bachelor of Science degree in business administration from University of the Cumberlands in Williamsburg, Kentucky. She is a graduate of the inaugural class of Leadership Petaluma in Northern California and also the Mayfield-Graves County Leadership program in Kentucky. She was very involved in the agricultural community in Sonoma County, California and served as treasurer of the Mayfield-Graves County Baseball Softball Association for six years. Carmel is a sports fan and enjoys spending time with her family and friends.