Quality starts at the top. The committed and experienced leadership team at Community Health Systems sets the standard for company excellence and strives to inspire success at every level. With a track record of operational excellence, financial performance and the proven ability to apply astute business strategies across the organization, our management team shares a vision for how community hospitals can thrive when they are supported by the resources of a larger organization.

                                      Executive Leadership


                                      Wayne T. Smith
                                      Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer
                                      Wayne Smith serves as Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer of Community Health Systems, Inc. He is one of the most tenured executives in the hospital industry and has led the Company’s growth from a small rural hospital organization to become one of the largest publicly traded hospital companies in the nation. Smith has been named one of the 100 Most Influential People in Healthcare by Modern Healthcare magazine for the past 18 years and a Top CEO for the healthcare facilities sector by Institutional Investor several times in the past decade.
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                                      Tim Hingtgen
                                      President and Chief Operating Officer

                                      Lynn T. Simon, M.D.
                                      President of Clinical Operations and Chief Medical Officer

                                      Kevin Hammons
                                      Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer

                                      Ben Fordham
                                      Executive Vice President, General Counsel and Assistant Secretary

                                      Corporate Officers

                                      Andrea E. (Andi) Bosshart
                                      Senior Vice President, Corporate Compliance and Privacy Officer

                                      Tomi Galin
                                      Senior Vice President, Corporate Communications, Marketing and Public Affairs

                                      James M. (Matt) Hayes
                                      Senior Vice President and Chief Human Resources Officer

                                      Michael M. Lynd
                                      Senior Vice President, Financial Services

                                      Justin D. Pitt
                                      Senior Vice President and Chief Litigation Counsel

                                      Pamela T. Rudisill
                                      Senior Vice President, Chief Nursing Officer

                                      Manish Shah
                                      Senior Vice President and Chief Information Officer

                                      Richard T. Willis
                                      Senior Vice President of Managed Care