Samuel Odle works with a variety of public issues involving health care, life sciences, technology and education. Samuel served as the chief operating officer of Indianapolis-based IU Health and held the position of CEO of both Methodist Hospital and University Hospital. He retired in July 2012 after a career that started as Vice President of Operations at Methodist Hospital in 1981. Samuel has received the Charles L. Whistler Award, inducted into the Indiana Business Hall of Fame, to honorary doctorate degrees from Martin University and Marion University. He also serves on the board of directors for WastePoint, Crossroads of America Council, and the Jordan Foundation.