Lofton shares the CEO role with Lloyd Dean. The Chicago-based not-for-profit has 142 hospitals and more than 700 care sites across 21 states. Lofton oversees advocacy, compliance, IT, international business, legal, philanthropy, system partnerships and governance. Under Lofton’s leadership, CHI continued to make improvements in patient care, advanced population health initiatives and was leading the clinically integrated networks. CommonSpirit Health earned BBB+ and Baa1 bond ratings in July.