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September 21, 2023

Nashville Health Care Council Announces 2021-2022 Board of Directors

Nashville Health Care Council Announces 2021-2022 Board of Directors

The Nashville Health Care Council announces the appointment of its 2021–2022 board of directors, effective July 1. David Dill, president and CEO of LifePoint Health, will begin a two-year term as chair of the board. Lucinda (Cindy) Baier, president and CEO of Brookdale Senior Living, will begin a two-year term as vice chair of the board.

“This is a transformational time in health care when meaningful collaboration is driving the development of exciting new ideas and opportunities,” said Dill. “I look forward to each of our talented board members bringing their leadership, insight and expertise to the table as we strive to move our industry forward and make a difference together,” said Dill.

New members appointed to the 2021–2022 Council board of directors include:

  • Andrea Cleeton, Vice President, Operations Improvement, LifePoint Health (Leadership Health Care Board Chair)
  • Eric Evans, CEO, Surgery Partners
  • Ray Guzman, CEO, SwitchPoint Ventures (Fellows Class 2017)
  • James E.K. Hildreth, M.D., President and CEO, Meharry Medical College
  • Lynn Shapiro Snyder, Senior Member, Epstein Becker & Green
  • Maggie Spalding, Senior Vice President, Member, Lockton Companies
  • Herman Williams, M.D., Chief Physician Executive, BDO USA
  • Andrea Willis, M.D., Senior Vice President, Chief Medical Officer, BlueCross BlueShield of Tennessee

Click here to view headshots of Council board members.

Council board members continuing to serve for 2021–2022 include:

  • David Dill, President and CEO, LifePoint Health (Chair)
  • Tim Adams, President and CEO, Ascension Saint Thomas
  • Lucinda M. Baier, President and CEO, Brookdale Senior Living (Vice Chair)
  • Jeffrey R. Balser, M.D., President and CEO, Vanderbilt University Medical Center and Dean, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine
  • Michael Burcham, Executive Partner, Shore Capital Partners
  • Stuart Clark, CEO, Premise Health
  • Stephen F. Flatt, CEO, National HealthCare Corporation
  • Robert A. Frist Jr., Co-Founder, CEO and Chairman, HealthStream
  • Terry Hardesty, Audit Partner, Deloitte and Touche
  • Tim Hingtgen, CEO, Community Health Systems
  • A.J. Kazimi, CEO, Cumberland Pharmaceuticals
  • Paul Kusserow, CEO and Chairman, Amedisys
  • William N. Mkanta, Professor and Head, Department of Public Health, Western Kentucky University
  • Bruce Moore, President, Operations and Service Lines Group, HCA Healthcare
  • Leif M. Murphy, President and CEO, TeamHealth
  • Debra Osteen, CEO, Acadia Healthcare
  • Keith Payet, CEO, UnitedHealthcare Community Plan of Tennessee
  • Rosemary Plorin, President and CEO, Lovell Communications
  • Chris Rogers, Managing Director, Healthcare Investment Banking, Ziegler
  • Saurabh Sinha, CEO and Founder, emids
  • Dee Anna Smith, CEO, Sarah Cannon

“Amid such significant industry change and at the completion of a milestone 25th anniversary year, this group of world-class health care leaders, will help the Council produce valuable resources and programming for health care companies. We look forward to their contributions to the Council’s ongoing mission of improving the health care industry,” said Hayley Hovious, Council president.

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