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