Richard E. Ragsdale
Richard E. Ragsdale serves as a Founder and former Chairman of the Board and CEO of Community Health Systems (NYSE: CYH), one of the nation’s largest hospital management companies.
A co-founder and operator of 17 healthcare corporations during his career, Mr. Ragsdale served as a Founder and Chairman of the Board of Directors of ProMedCo Management Company, President and Treasurer of Hospital Affiliates International, Inc., Co-Founder and Chairman of the Board of Directors of Health Systems, Inc., Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of INA Health Care Group and the Co-Founder and Chairman of the Board of Directors of HealthMont, Inc.
Mr. Ragsdale currently serves on the Boards of Directors of American Addiction Centers Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: AAC), The RehabCare Group, Inc., HealthMont, Inc., ProMedCo Management Company and BreatheAmerica, Inc.
Mr. Ragsdale serves as a member of the Advisory Board at Nashville Zoo after previously serving as its Honorary Director.