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Jim Hinton
Operating Partner
Healthcare

Mr. Hinton is an Operating Partner on the Healthcare team, having joined WCAS in 2022. Mr. Hinton has been a leader in the healthcare industry for more than 38 years. Prior to joining WCAS, Mr. Hinton was previously the Chief Executive Officer of Baylor Scott & White Health, where he strengthened the organization’s patient-safety focus, improved employee engagement and drove strong operational performance each year of his tenure. Prior to Baylor Scott & White, he spent more than three decades at Presbyterian Healthcare Services, New Mexico’s largest healthcare provider, where he was President and CEO of the system for 21 years. In 2014, Mr. Hinton served as the Chairman of the Board of Trustees of the American Hospital Association, which represents nearly 5,000 hospitals, healthcare systems, networks, and other providers of care through advocacy and public policy. He also served on the Board of Premier Healthcare Alliance and Chaired the Board of the Healthcare Institute. Among the industry honors he has received, Mr. Hinton has been named one of the 100 Most Influential People in Healthcare by Modern Healthcare magazine five times, most recently in 2021.

Education

Arizona State University - M.H.A.
The University of New Mexico - B.A.