David Bunch

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David Bunch, President and Chief Administrative Officer of Cumberland Medical Center

David Bunch currently serves as the President and Chief Administrative Officer at Cumberland Medical Center in Crossville, Tennessee. Bunch was previously the Chief Executive Officer of Community Health System’s Heritage Medical Center in Middle Tennessee. Cumberland Medical Center became a member hospital of Covenant Health in 2014, and the health system’s mission is to improve the quality of life in the communities we serve throughout East Tennessee and the Cumberland Plateau.

Bunch has more than 15 years of experience as a hospital Chief Executive Officer at various facilities operated by Community Health Systems, Mercy Health Partners, and Health Management Associates. During his tenure at Heritage Medical Center, Bunch had operational and administrative responsibilities for the 60-bed hospital, including strategic planning and physician recruitment.

Bunch holds a bachelor’s degree in healthcare administration from Tennessee Wesleyan College and a master’s degree in health services administration from the University of Alabama – Birmingham. Bunch is a Fellow in the American College of Healthcare Executives.


Why I work at Covenant Health:

“Covenant Health is an organization that matches my values and beliefs related to healthcare.  Our Pledge of Excellence and commitment to quality and safe patient care is the ideal situation for me to achieve my professional purpose.”