R. Milton Johnson is President and Chief Financial Officer of Nashville, Tenn.-based HCA, the nation’s leading provider of healthcare services. His responsibilities include financial operations of the company including treasury, government reimbursement, tax, accounting, insurance and risk management, and financial reporting. Johnson joined HCA in 1982 as Tax Manager in the research and planning area and later served as Director of Tax for HealthTrust, which spun off from HCA in 1987. He returned to HCA as Vice President/Tax when the company merged with HealthTrust in 1995. He became Senior Vice President and Controller in 1998. In 2004, Johnson was named Executive VicePresident and Chief Financial Officer, and in February 2011, Johnson was named President and Chief Financial Officer. Prior to joining HCA, Johnson worked for Ernst and Young. A Certified Public Accountant since 1981, Johnson has held various offices within professional organizations. He is a member of the Board of Directors of Siloam Family Health Center, Belmont University, and the HCA Foundation. A native of Nashville, Johnson received his bachelor’s degree in accounting from Belmont University. He and his wife Denice reside in Nashville and have two children, Lyndsey and Tyler. Johnson was born on December 15, 1956.