Owen G. Shell Jr.
Lead Director


Owen G. Shell Jr. assumed the role of Lead Director of LifePoint’s Board of Directors on December 15, 2010.  Previously, he served as the Company’s non-executive Chairman of the Board of Directors since June 26, 2006.

Mr. Shell has over 40 years of executive management experience in the banking industry. He served as president of the Asset Management Group of Bank of America Corporation from November 1996 until his retirement in June 2001. From 1986 through 1996, Mr. Shell served as the president of Bank of America for the Tennessee region. Prior to that, Mr. Shell held several positions, including chairman, president and chief executive officer of First American National Bank in Nashville, Tennessee. Mr. Shell is a director of Central Parking Corporation, a company that owns, operates and manages parking and related services.