Timothy A. Bess

Chief Executive Officer

Prior to joining WCCH, Tim Bess served in hospital leadership positions for Thomas Health System, a two hospital system based in South Charleston, West Virginia, first as Vice President and then as System Vice President of Patient and Support Services. In his role as System Vice President, Bess had operations management responsibility for multiple departments, including Imaging, Cardiopulmonary, Physical Therapy, Housekeeping, Linen, Center for Pain Relief, Food and Nutrition, Safety and Emergency Preparedness. Previously, he served as Chief Operating Officer of St. Francis Hospital, a 123-bed hospital in Charleston, before the hospital became part of the Thomas Health System.

Tim holds a Master of Business Administration from University of Charleston in Charleston and a Bachelor of Arts degree from Marshall University in Huntington, West Virginia.