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