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Anthony Keck

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Anthony Keck is the system innovation and chief population health officer of Ballad Health. Keck is the former senior vice president and chief development officer for Mountain States Health Alliance. In that role, he was responsible for marketing and sales, strategic planning, government affairs, and the system's accountable care organization (ACO). Keck was also president of the Mountain States Foundation.

Before joining Mountain States, Keck served as the director of Health and Human Services for South Carolina during the first term of Governor Nikki R. Haley and also served three years in the administration of Louisiana Governor Bobby Jindal. Prior to his government service, he worked for organizations such as Johnson & Johnson, Ochsner Clinic New Orleans and St. Thomas Health Services, a community clinic also located in New Orleans.

Keck was active in establishing the Louisiana Health Care Quality Forum after Hurricane Katrina, served on the Board of the National Association of Medicaid Directors, the Institute of Medicine’s Committee on Governance and Financing of Graduate Medical Education and the Executive Committee of the National Academy for State Health Policy. He is currently vice-chair of the board for the Virginia Center for Health Innovation, a board member of the Virginia Hospital and Healthcare Association, and chair of the Government Relations committee of the Kingsport Chamber of Commerce board of directors. Keck lives in Bristol, Tennessee, and is married with two children.