Chad S. Aduddell became Chief Executive Officer at CHI St. Vincent in 2015. For three previous years, Aduddell served as Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer of CHI St. Vincent and President of CHI St. Vincent Infirmary in Little Rock.
He came to CHI St. Vincent from St. Anthony Hospital (sponsored by SSM Health Care, the first health care recipient of the Malcolm Baldridge National Quality Award) in Oklahoma City, Okla. in 2012. At St. Anthony, Aduddell served as the President of the Bone & Joint Hospital and as Chair and Administrator of the Saints Heart and Vascular Institute.
He has experience in hospital operations and physician enterprise with CHRISTUS Spohn Health System in Corpus Christi, Texas, and in physician enterprise and physician residency program management with SSM Health Care in Oklahoma City.
Aduddell has a Bachelor of Science with honors from the University of Tulsa and a Master of Business Administration in Health Care Administration with highest honors from Oklahoma City University’s Meinders School of Business.
He has served on the Little Rock Regional Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors, Arkansas Healthcare Transparency Initiative Board and the University of Arkansas at Little Rock College of Business Advisory Board.