President & CEO
Mercycare Service Corporation
In July 2007, Tim Charles was appointed President and CEO of Mercycare Service Corporation and its subsidiaries, Mercy Medical Center; Mercy Care Management, Inc.; and the Mercy Foundation, comprising a $500 million, independent, not-for-profit eastern Iowa provider, sponsored by the Sisters of Mercy.
Prior to joining Mercy — Cedar Rapids, he spent six years as the CEO of Denton Community Hospital in Denton, Texas. Mr. Charles’ senior leadership roles include nine years with Health Trust as an acute care hospital chief executive and corporate vice president. Prior to joining Health Trust in 1987, he worked for ten years with Intermountain Health Care located in Salt Lake City, Utah.
Mr. Charles is an active board member of the Iowa Hospital Association, Cedar Rapids Physicians’ Hospital Organization, U.S. Bank, Orchestra Iowa, MedQuarter Regional Medical District, Medical District SSMID, and the local chapter of the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation.
He received his undergraduate degree in 1978 from the University of Utah and his Masters in Business Administration in 1986 from Utah State University.