• Leadership

    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