Top 25 Minority Leaders
President and CEO,
St. Joseph Health
Woods is president and chief executive officer of Lexington, Ky.-based St. Joseph Healthcare, a three-hospital system within Catholic Health Initiatives.
St. Joseph began an $85 million expansion and renovation project at St. Joseph Hospital, the system's flagship, in 2005. Woods, 41, previously worked for the Washington (D.C.) Hospital System, a 907-bed teaching hospital, where he played a central role in helping to turn a $14 million loss into a $14 million surplus.