Mr. Rutledge is former President of HCA's Central Group from 2005 to 2013. In this role, he was responsible for more than 60 of HCA’s hospitals in Georgia, Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, Missouri, New Hampshire, Tennessee, Virginia, and the UK. Prior to this role, Mr. Rutledge served as President of HCA’s MidAmerica Division, which includes 14 hospitals in Tennessee, Kentucky and Indiana, from January of 2001 through the end of 2005. He served in leadership capacities with HCA for more than 30 years, working in hospitals in New Orleans, LA, Rome, GA, and Nashville, TN. Mr. Rutledge was named President of Centennial Medical Center in 1993 and promoted to President of TriStar Health System in 1996.