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