Jeffrey Pigott has joined Lee Health as Vice President of Compliance and Internal Audit. In his new role, Pigott is responsible for oversight of regulatory compliance and internal auditing for the health system. 
Pigott has more than 20 years’ audit, compliance, financial and accounting experience for large organizations, including health care.
“We’re thrilled to bring Jeffrey on board. He brings extensive compliance experience with large organizations and an excellent history of driving performance and accountability within those companies,” said Larry Antonucci, M.D., MBA, Lee Health President & CEO. 
Pigott most recently served as the Corporate Compliance Officer and Director of Internal Audit for Huntsville Hospital Health System in Huntsville, Alabama, where he was responsible for directing the internal audit services, corporate compliance and organizational performance improvement. Huntsville Hospital Health System is the third largest publically owned health system in the nation with more than 1,800 beds and 14,000 employees serving patients in northern Alabama and southern Tennessee. 
Before that, Pigott served as Audit Director for CHAN Healthcare Auditors for clients based in Cincinnati, Ohio and Knoxville, Tennessee. The company provides internal audit services to nonprofit health care organizations; audits more than 20 healthcare networks at nearly 400 US hospitals.
Pigott has an MBA from the University of Detroit Mercy in Detroit, Michigan. He is also a Certified Internal Auditor, (CIA), Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE), Certified in Healthcare Compliance (CHC) and Certified in Healthcare Privacy Compliance (CHPC).