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