Chuck J. HallPresident - Eastern GroupChuck Hall is President - Eastern Group of Nashville, Tenn.-based HCA, the nation's leading provider of healthcare services.Hall
is responsible for HCA's
operations in Florida, southern Georgia, North Carolina and South Carolina, which currently include approximately 52 hospitals.Prior to his current role, Hall was President of HCA's North Florida Division, based in Tallahassee, Fla. with responsibility for 10 hospitals in northern Florida, Orlando and the Florida panhandle.Hall served in this position from April 2003 until September 2006.Hall joined the company in 1987 as Chief Operating Officer of Sam Houston Memorial Hospital in Houston, Texas.He was later named Chief Executive Officer of the hospital.
In 1992 he
moved to Southwest Florida Regional Medical Center
in Ft. Myers, Fla. as Chief Executive Officer.He was named President of the Southwest Florida Division in Ft. Myers, Fla., in 1994 with responsibility for six hospitals.Following that, in 1996 he became President of the South Florida Division, located in Miami Lakes, Fla. and comprising 16 hospitals.In 1998, Hall moved to Ft. Lauderdale, Fla. and became President of the East Florida Division with operational control of 17 hospitals. Hall has served on the South Florida healthcare board of United Way and has been an active fund raiser for the Multiple Sclerosis Society.Hall
has also been active in the Salvadorian American Humanitarian Foundation
, the establishment and support of Florida International University's
Foreign Physician Nursing Program, and in supporting nursing school scholarship initiatives throughout Florida. He earned a master of business administration in 1979 and a bachelor of science in finance in 1975, both from Florida State University.Hall has served on the boards of the Florida Hospital Association and the Florida Hospital Association Political Action Committee, and as secretary of the Florida League of Health Systems.
Originally from Thomasville, Ga., Hall
currently splits his
time between Nashville, Tenn. and Tallahassee, Fla.He
has two teenaged daughters, Hannah and Katie.Hall was born on March 3, 1953.