LifePoint Health Names Sam Hutcheson Chief of Staff

Published By: LifePoint Health • 10/30/2017 9:28 AM

Brentwood, Tennessee (October 30, 2017) – LifePoint Health (NASDAQ: LPNT), a leading healthcare company dedicated to Making Communities Healthier®, has appointed Sam Hutcheson to the role of chief of staff. Hutcheson replaces Osei Mevs, who has been appointed to a new position as senior director, provider onboarding and retention with the Physician Services team at LifePoint.

In the chief of staff role, Hutcheson will work closely with Bill Carpenter, LifePoint's chairman and chief executive officer (CEO), to ensure the proper coordination and effective communication of the key issues, activities, projects and staff resources related to the company's top strategic priorities. He will provide leadership for projects that cross multiple disciplines in the organization, serve as a pivotal point of contact with key internal and external stakeholders and assist Carpenter in continuing to build and strengthen the company's culture and execute on the company's strategies.

"Sam has demonstrated an innate ability to be an effective leader, and his prior experience representing LifePoint through our development efforts will be a valuable asset to our leadership team," Carpenter said. "I'm grateful to Osei for applying his leadership and expertise to an area of critical importance to the company, and I look forward to working closely with Sam to continue our momentum."

Hutcheson joined LifePoint in 2008 and most recently served as vice president, strategic growth and development. Prior to joining the company, Hutcheson worked as a management consultant for AIM Healthcare, where he advised hospital and payer clients in the New York Metropolitan area on strategic projects. Before entering the healthcare sector, he worked as an engineer for the U.S. Army Aviation Engineering Directorate.

Hutcheson earned a Master of Business Administration degree from the Owen Graduate School of Management at Vanderbilt University and a Bachelor of Science from the University of Tennessee.