Tim Hingtgen has served as Chief Executive Officer of Community Health Systems since January 1, 2021. As CEO, Hingtgen is responsible for strategic and operational priorities of the Company and he provides oversight and direction to the senior corporate and regional operations leaders who directly support our affiliated hospitals. Hingtgen also serves on the company’s Board of Directors. Prior to being appointed CEO, Hingtgen served as President and Chief Operating Officer from September 2016 through December 2020. Hingtgen is a highly accomplished hospital operator with a track record of successfully optimizing hospital operations and developing regional healthcare networks. Hingtgen joined Community Health Systems in 2008 as a Vice President of Operations, was promoted to President of Division IV Operations in January 2014, and in May 2016, he was promoted again to Executive Vice President of Operations. Prior to joining Community Health Systems, Hingtgen served as a chief executive officer or chief operating officer of hospital facilities affiliated with other hospital systems. Hingtgen serves on the Boards of Directors of the Federation of American Hospitals, Nashville Area Chamber of Commerce, and Nashville Health Care Council. He holds a bachelor’s degree in business administration from the University of Iowa and a master’s degree in business administration from the University of Nevada, Las Vegas.