James M. Hayes

EVP, CHRO at Community Health Systems


Matt Hayes was appointed Senior Vice President and Chief Human Resources Officer in 2018. Hayes has more than two decades of hospital management experience, including work with hospitals, markets and divisions affiliated with CHS, Health Management Associates and Quorum Health Corporation.

He earned a master’s degree in health care administration and policy from The Medical University of South Carolina, a master’s degree in business administration from The University of Alabama at Birmingham and a bachelor’s degree in accounting from Auburn University. Hayes is a Fellow in the American College of Healthcare Executives.



    Current role

  • SVP & Chief Human Resources Officer

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