Board of Trustees

Tim Robinson

Chief Executive Officer, Nationwide Children's Hospital

Tim Robinson

Tim Robinson is the Chief Executive Officer of Nationwide Children's Hospital, based in Columbus, Ohio. He first joined Nationwide Children's in 1995 and has helped the hospital transform from an important regional children's health care system into a preeminent academic medical center. Nationwide Children's now appears annually on the U.S. News & World Report list of top ten children's hospitals, and it is one of the National Institutes of Health's top funded freestanding pediatric research facilities.

In his 28 years with Nationwide Children's, Tim has held the titles of assistant treasurer, senior vice president, executive vice president and chief financial and administrative officer. During his tenure as chief financial officer, he led groundbreaking efforts in population health. Partners For Kids, now one of the country's oldest and largest pediatric accountable care organizations, has grown from responsibility for 13,000 children to approximately 460,000 children under his leadership.

Tim serves on the Nationwide Children's Hospital Board and a number of hospital subsidiary boards. He currently serves as Board Chair of the Ohio Children's Hospital Association, as well as Board Chair of Andelyn Bioscience and is on the Board of Children's Hospital Association, and its public policy committee. He is also on the board of Rev1 Ventures, Columbus Partnership, and the Downtown Development Corporation.

Tim earned his Bachelor of Science degree from Indiana University, where he double majored in Psychology and Business Administration.

He was elected to the OCLC Board of Trustees in November 2023.

Term of Service

November 2023—November 2027