Benjamin Money joined DHHS in 2019 as the Deputy Secretary for Health Services.

Money previously served as President and Chief Executive Officer of the North Carolina Community Health Center Association (NCCHCA) serving the 41 community health centers in the state. He led NCCHCA during a 10-year period of unprecedented growth in organizations, clinical sites and patients served. In this role, Money was a member of the boards of the NC Institute of Medicine, the NC Health Care Quality Alliance, the NC Health Information Exchange Advisory Board, the NC Safety-net Advisory Council, the Care Share Health Alliance and the public health practice advisory committees for both the East Carolina Brody School of Medicine and the Gillings School of Global Public Health at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

Money’s 36-year career in health care began in community mental health and includes 11 years in local public health and 18 years with community health centers. He holds a master’s degree in public health nutrition from the University of North Carolina Chapel Hill and he brings deep knowledge of health and North Carolina coupled with rich and varied leadership experience, passion and vision.