William F. Carpenter III, chairman and chief executive officer (CEO) of LifePoint Health® based in Brentwood, TN, has been named to the Board of Trustees of the American Hospital Association (AHA). The board is the policy-making body of the AHA and has ultimate authority for the governance and management of its direction and finances.
Carpenter has served as CEO of LifePoint Health 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, and previously served in various leadership roles within the organization. He is secretary and past chairman of the board of directors for the Federation of American Hospitals, and a member and past chairman of the Nashville Health Care Council Board of Directors. Carpenter also serves on the boards of directors of the Nashville Area Chamber of Commerce, NashvilleHealth, the Center for Medical Interoperability, Avondale’s Advisory Board, United Way of Metropolitan Nashville and Nashville Public Radio.
Carpenter’s term on the AHA Board begins immediately and runs through December 31, 2019.