Paul W. Edgett, IIIPaul Edgett, a representative of Catholic Health Initiatives, has served as a Director on the Alegent Health Board since 2008. In addition, he is a member of the Alegent Health Executive and Governance Board Committees.

As Senior Vice President, National Business Lines for Catholic Health Initiatives, Mr. Edgett has 28 years of health care experience. His primary responsibilities at CHI include identification, development and operation of new non-acute care national business lines that will grow and diversify the CHI revenue base. In addition, he works with JOA/JV Boards and Leadership to advance strategic and operational alignment of the participating organizations; and represents the needs of the JOAs/JVs to the National Staff for resources, planning and policy purposes. He is also involved with identification, evaluation and negotiation of Strategic Partnerships involving existing CHI market-based organizations.

Before joining the Catholic Health Initiatives national team, Mr. Edgett was Senior Vice President of St. Vincent Health System, Little Rock, Arkansas, an integrated health care system of six hospitals. Prior to that, he was assistant vice president for Methodist Hospitals of Dallas in Dallas, Texas. He has also worked for Voluntary Hospitals of America in Irving, Texas, and for Humana, Inc., in Mt. Prospect, Illinois. Mr. Edgett holds an MBA from the University of Colorado.