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John M. Starcher, Jr.

President and Chief Executive Officer, Bon Secours Mercy Health

John M. Starcher, Jr. has been a Director of the Company since July 2020. Mr. Starcher is the President and Chief Executive Officer of Bon Secours Mercy Health, a not for profit Catholic health system that owns and operates 48 acute care hospitals, over 1,000 sites of care serving more than 10 million patients and has more than 60,000 employees across seven states and two countries, where he has served since September 2018. Prior to this, he served as Chief Executive Officer and President of Mercy Health from April 2016 to August 2018, where he oversaw the development of system strategies and operations for all 23 Mercy Health hospitals and the clinically integrated network across Ohio and Kentucky. Before being promoted to Chief Executive Officer at Mercy Health, Mr. Starcher served as an Executive Vice President of Operations and Chief Executive Officer of the Cincinnati Market at Mercy Health from January 2015 to April 2016. From August 2013 through March 2014, Mr. Starcher served as the Interim President and Chief Executive Officer of Health Management Associates Inc. (formerly NYSE:HMA) (“HMA”), an integrated acute care delivery system with 71 hospitals across 15 states, where he guided HMA through its successful sale to Community Health Systems. Prior to that, Mr. Starcher served as President of HMA’s Eastern Group from February 2012 until August 2013. Before joining HMA, Mr. Starcher served as the Chief Executive Officer of three of Mercy Health’s four divisions — overseeing more than 20 acute care hospitals, five long term care facilities, six home health agencies, and dozens of affiliated clinical practices with more than $3 billion in net revenue. Prior to that, he served as the Chief Executive Officer of the Northeastern Pennsylvania Region, the senior vice president of Human Resources and corporate associate general counsel at Catholic Health Partners. Mr. Starcher started his career in 1993 in Human Resources at the Medical College of Ohio as the Director of Labor Relations where he worked until he joined Catholic Health Partners in 1999.

Mr. Starcher serves as a Director on the Boards of Bon Secours Mercy Health, Ensemble Health Partners, the Innovation Institute, Lirio, LLC, and American Pain Consortium, LLC. He also serves on the Advisory Board of HealthQuest Capital.

Mr. Starcher holds a bachelor’s degree in business administration from Bowling Green State University and a Doctorate in Jurisprudence from the University of Toledo. He is licensed to practice law in the State of Ohio(currently inactive) and has actively served as a director on more than 20 boards in varied industries, including banking, insurance, acute and sub acute healthcare, specialty care, and physician practice organizations.