Richard H. Evans
Lead Director


Richard H. Evans assumed the role of Lead Director of LifePoint’s Board of Directors on June 4, 2015.  Previously, he served as Chair of the Company’s Compensation Committee.

Mr. Evans has been the chairman of Evans Holdings, LLC, a real estate investment and real estate services company, since April 1999. Prior to that time, Mr. Evans served as chief executive officer of Huizenga Sports, Entertainment Group, Madison Square Garden Corporation and Radio City Music Hall Productions; chief operating officer of Gaylord Entertainment Company; and chief operating officer and corporate director of Florida Panther Holdings, Inc. He began his career at The Walt Disney Company. 

Mr. Evans, who has served on the Company's Board of Directors since 2000, also serves as a member of the board of directors of TharpeRobbins Company, an employee recognition company, and Tokyo Joe's, Inc., a restaurant chain. He previously served as a member of the board of governors of the National Basketball Association, the National Hockey League, Major League Baseball and the National Football League. He is also a member of the business advisory board of Gridiron Capital, LLC, a private equity firm, and is a limited partner in Gridiron Strategic Partners Fund. Evans is a former director of Genesco, Inc. (NYSE:GCO), a specialty retailer, and Bass Pro Shops, an outdoor specialty retailer, and a former member of the board of trustees of the University of Denver.