February 20, 2017
Salem, VA – February 20, 2017 – William “Will” Windham has been named Chief Executive Officer of LewisGale Hospital Alleghany, effective April 3.
“Will’s progressive career and accomplishments since joining HCA signify the type of leadership we can expect him to bring to LewisGale Hospital Alleghany,” said Brian Baumgardner, President of LewisGale Regional Health System. “This hospital has been recognized nationally for patient safety and excellent health outcomes, and Will’s leadership will continue to build on these successes.”
Will has been a member of the HCA family since 2006, when he began his HCA career as an Administrative Intern at Chippenham & Johnston Willis Hospitals in Richmond, Virginia. He has held progressive leadership positions at HCA’s HealthONE division office and Presbyterian/St. Luke’s Medical Center, both in Denver, Colorado; and the corporate Strategic Resource Group and Centennial Medical Center, both in Nashville, Tennessee. Will currently resides in McKinney, Texas where he serves as Chief Operating Officer for HCA’s Medical City McKinney.
“Will’s experience and expertise is a perfect fit for our hospital,” said Joe Carpenter, chairman of LewisGale Hospital Alleghany’s Board of Trustees. “I believe his personality and his love of outdoor activities will also be a perfect fit for our community.”
Will earned his Bachelor of Science in Business Administration degree from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill in Chapel Hill, North Carolina; and his Master of Hospital and Health Administration degree from Virginia Commonwealth University in Richmond, Virginia.
In his spare time, Will and his wife, Lauren, enjoy visiting with family and friends, hiking and cycling. Will also enjoys fly-fishing, movies and music. Will and Lauren just welcomed their first child, William Grayson, this month.
About LewisGale Hospital Alleghany
LewisGale Hospital Alleghany, located in Low Moor, Virginia, is part of LewisGale Regional Health System which includes 44 HCA-owned patient care facilities including 4 hospitals, 2 regional cancer centers, 6 outpatient centers and affiliations with both employed and independent physicians. With 3,300 employees, its annual payroll is $245.6 million. The system also paid $31 million in taxes and provided more than $43.1 million in uncompensated care at cost to those most in need in 2015 alone. LewisGale is also part of HCA Virginia, the 5th largest private employer in the Commonwealth with 15,400 employees. For more information, see Lewisgale.