James D. Bickel is President and CEO of Columbus Regional Hospital, Columbus, IN. He has been employed by Columbus Regional Hospital since 1991, also serving as Vice President, Professional and Support Services; Director Materials Management and Pharmacy; and Manager, Facility and Internal Relocations. Mr. Bickel has an MBA from Ball State University and BS in Business Management from University of Cincinnati. He serves on the board of several health and community services boards. He was recipient of the Distinguished Hoosier award in June 2009.