Thomas Mullin, 36
Executive vice president of hospital operations, Select Medical
Mullin was promoted to his role in September 2020 after leading the system’s specialty hospitals as chief operating officer. Under his leadership, the specialty hospitals saw referral rates climb 10% and revenue increase 13.1% in 2020. He oversaw efforts to improve care coordination, including launching a transitions program to identify when a patient needs to be moved to the next level of care. Mullin also led the creation of a just-in-time ordering process for personal protective equipment across the system.