Three industry leaders to serve as ambassadors

Nashville, TN — Friday, June 3, 2016. Mark D. Mattson, Executive Vice President and Head of CapStar’s Healthcare Banking Group, announces the formation of the bank’s Healthcare Advisory Board. The new board will be chaired by David F. “Buddy” Bacon, Jr., who joined the bank last year after a nearly 20-year career in healthcare executive leadership. Formed to support the CapStar’s strategic growth plan, the Healthcare Advisory Board will guide and inform the Healthcare Group of developments and opportunities in the healthcare sector both locally and regionally.

Initial appointees to CapStar’s Healthcare Advisory Board include:

Eric H. Keen, General Partner of Council Capital, who brings 13 years of experience in private equity funding. Curing his career, Keen has completed 26 transactions and served as board director for nine companies. Prior to joining Council in 2013, he was with DW Healthcare Partners, most recently as Principal. He has also worked for The Riverside Company, Norwest Equity Partners, Marakon Associates and Credit Suisse First Boston. He holds a B.A. in Finance and Political Science with honors from the University of Illinois.

Jim Lackey, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Complete Holdings Group, the parent company of EnableComp. Lackey has more than 30 years of executive healthcare experience and is a leader in revenue cycle management. Lackey was previously Chairman of Passport Health Communications, a national provider of revenue cycle management solutions. A former consultant for Ernst & Young, Lackey was also Assistant Vice President of Administration for HealthAmerica Corporation, Vice President of Administration and founding officer of Coventry Corporation and President of FOCUS Healthcare Management.

Paul Rutledge, President and CEO of CHC Holdings, a Chinese healthcare company. At the culmination of his 30-year career at HCA, Rutledge was serving as President, Central Group, responsible for 61 hospitals across ten states and in London, England. He began his career with HCA in 1982 as a COO, managing hospitals in New Orleans, Rome, GA and Nashville. He was appointed in 1996 as President of the MidAmerica Division, which included HCA’s Middle Tennessee TriStar Health System. Rutledge also serves as a senior advisor with Clayton Associates, an investment firm that makes seed, angel and venture stage investments in healthcare and technology companies. A Fellow in the American College of HealthCare Executives, he has a bachelor’s degree from the University of Georgia and Master’s degree in health administration from Georgia State University in Atlanta.

CapStar Financial Holdings, Inc., with assets of $1.2 billion, provides custom financial solutions to private clients, business leaders and their employees. Headquartered in Nashville, Tenn., the company was founded in July, 2008 and has six locations, including its mortgage division, in three Tennessee counties: Davidson, Williamson and Sumner. A commercial bank, CapStar specializes in the areas of business lending, commercial and industrial lending, commercial real estate and healthcare lending, including robust treasury management services and correspondent banking. Personal services include tailored loan and deposit products, wealth management and mortgages. For more information about CapStar, visit