Wright Lassiter III
CEO, CommonSpirit Health
Lassiter leads of one of the country’s largest nonprofit health systems. He brings decades of healthcare leadership experience to the job, including his most recent role as CEO of Detroit-based Henry Ford Health since 2017 and nine years as head of Alameda Health System in California’s Bay Area. Under Lassiter’s leadership, Henry Ford Health completed two mergers and expanded globally with the 2020 opening of partner hospitals in Saudi Arabia and India. Lassiter has said CommonSpirit’s size and scale—140 hospitals across 21 states, with more than 150,000 employees—offers opportunities to transform care delivery and reduce health disparities in marginalized communities.