William F. Carpenter III
Chairman and Chief Executive Officer


William F. Carpenter III is Chairman and CEO of LifePoint Health.  He has served as CEO since 2006 and assumed the additional position of Chairman of the Board in 2010.  He is a founding employee of the Company, which was established in 1999, having previously served in various roles, including Executive Vice President and General Counsel.

Mr. Carpenter has served in leadership positions for many influential industry organizations. He is secretary and past chairman of the board of directors for the Federation of American Hospitals, the national public policy organization for investor-owned hospitals. He is a member and past chairman of the Nashville Health Care Council Board of Directors and also serves on the boards of directors of the Nashville Area Chamber of Commerce, the Tennessee Governor’s Foundation for Health and Wellness, and the Center for Medical Interoperability. A recognized leader in the healthcare industry, he has appeared on Modern Healthcare magazine’s annual “100 Most Influential People in Healthcare” list numerous times.