Alan Levine is Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer of Ballad Health, an integrated health system serving a large region of Appalachia, including Northeast Tennessee, Southwest Virginia, Eastern Kentucky and Western North Carolina. Prior to serving as chairman and CEO of Ballad Health, Vice Chair Levine served for more than 25 years as chief executive officer of hospitals and health systems ranging from a small rural hospital to one of the largest public health systems in America.
Vice Chair Levine’s commitment to public service spans multiple states. He currently serves on the Medical Advisory Team for Governor Glenn Youngkin and serves on the Tennessee State Public Charter School Commission as an appointee of Governor Bill Lee. He led the health care transitions for Governors Jeb Bush, Rick Scott and Ron DeSantis. Vice Chair Levine served on the Cabinet of Louisiana Governor Bobby Jindal as Secretary of Louisiana’s Department of Health and Hospitals and as Governor Jindal’s senior health policy advisor. Prior to his appointment by Governor Jindal, Vice Chair Levine served as deputy chief of staff and senior health policy advisor for Florida Governor Jeb Bush prior to his appointment by Governor Bush to serve as Secretary of Florida’s Agency for Health Care Administration, an agency responsible for administering a $17 billion budget. In these roles, Vice Chair Levine oversaw the health care response to 12 major hurricanes making landfall in Florida and Louisiana, managed Louisiana’s response to the H1N1 Influenza Pandemic, led Louisiana’s effort to improve child immunization rates from ranking 48th in the nation to 2nd, successfully advocated the passage of major and historic healthcare reforms in both states and was recognized for his efforts in combating fraud and abuse in public health care programs.
Vice Chair Levine received a bachelor’s degree in health sciences, a master’s degree in business administration, and a master’s degree in health sciences from the University of Florida, where he is recognized as a member of the University of Florida Hall of Fame.
Vice Chair Levine served on the Board of Trustees of the University of Florida prior to his appointment by Governor Rick Scott in 2013 to serve on the Board of Governors of the State University System of Florida – the governing body of Florida’s 12 state universities. He was subsequently reappointed by Governor Scott in 2017 and was reappointed again in 2023 by Governor Ron DeSantis. In his service on the Board, Vice Chair Levine has served as chair of the Strategic Planning Committee, the Research and Academic Excellence Committee and the Audit and Compliance Committee. Additionally, Vice Chair Levine served as the chair of the Florida Higher Education Coordinating Council, a policy-setting body for public and private education in Florida. He has served on the Board of Directors of the H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center, Florida’s most advanced cancer research and treatment center, and on the Board of Directors of Axogen, a publicly traded company.
Vice Chair Levine is married to his wife, Laura, a nurse, and they have two grown children, both with careers in healthcare.