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Wright L. Lassiter, III

Chief Executive Officer

As CommonSpirit's CEO, Wright leads one of the country’s largest and most diverse health care organizations, with a network of 140 hospitals and more than 1,500 care sites across 21 states and seven geographic divisions, and 150,000 employees. Prior to serving as CEO of CommonSpirit, Wright was CEO of Henry Ford Health in Detroit and previously Alameda Health System in Oakland, CA. Wright is the current Board Chair of the American Hospital Association, where he plays a key role in advancing the priorities of hospitals across the country, and was a past chair of America’s Essential Hospitals.

Originally from Tuskegee, AL, Lassiter received his master’s degree in Healthcare Administration from Indiana University. Lassiter completed his bachelor’s degree with honors in Chemistry from Le Moyne, a Jesuit college in upstate New York.