Troy A. Villarreal, FACHE
President of the HCA Gulf Coast Division
Troy A. Villarreal joined HCA Gulf Coast Division as president in June 2016 from Medical City Dallas Hospital, where he had been chief executive officer since October 2013. Before that, he was the chief executive officer at The Medical Center of Plano for five years.
He earned his bachelor’s degree in psychology at Texas A&M University and master’s degrees in health care administration and business administration at the University of Houston-Clear Lake. He is a fellow in the American College of Healthcare Executives.
Villarreal has a strong history of community service. He is a graduate of Leadership Plano Class 27 and formerly served on the executive committee board, strategic planning committee, and alumni committee of Leadership Plano. He also has served on the board of the Plano Chamber of Commerce as campaign cabinet chair for Collin County and as a member of the advisory board of the United Way of Greater Dallas.
Since joining HCA in 1993, Villarreal has been responsible for major facility upgrades, significant growth, and increased patient, physician and employee satisfaction at a variety of HCA hospitals.
Chief Financial Officer of the HCA Gulf Coast Division
Jeffery L. Sliwinski comes to the Gulf Coast Division from Clear Lake Regional Medical Center and Mainland Medical Center, a campus of Clear Lake Regional Medical Center, where he served as CFO for the past five years. Sliwinski has held various financial roles in healthcare for 21 years and has been with HCA Gulf Coast Division since 1999.
Sliwinski also served as CFO of The Woman’s Hospital of Texas and as HCA Gulf Coast Division Controller. His prior experience includes financial positions at the corporate office of Baptist Memorial Healthcare System in Memphis, Tennessee and at The Children’s Hospital of Buffalo in Buffalo, New York. Sliwinski earned a Bachelor of Science degree in business administration with a concentration in accounting from the State University of New York at Buffalo.
Sliwinski serves on the Board of Directors for the Northern Brazoria County Education Alliance, which works to align industry, business, education and government to improve the regional workforce and economic growth in Pearland. He is the treasurer of the Pearland Independent School District Booster Club and volunteers countless hours to youth baseball coaching.
Dr. Stephen W. Nesbit
Chief Medical Officer of the HCA Gulf Coast Division
Dr. Stephen W. Nesbit was appointed chief medical officer in December 2014. Prior to that, Dr. Nesbit served as chief medical officer and chief quality officer for Via Christi Health, the largest provider of health care services in Kansas, from September 2011 to November 2014.
Dr. Nesbit has over 30 years of experience as a board-certified family medicine physician, with the last 16 years focusing on physician executive roles. His clinical experience ranges from a rural solo practice in West Texas, including obstetrics and family medicine, to emergency medicine and urgent care in Southeast Texas.
In his physician executive roles, he has had senior management responsibilities for quality, medical management, resource management, credentialing, physician recruitment, service line operations and medical staff affairs.
Kelli Nations, MHA, BSN, RN, NE-BC
Chief Nurse Executive of the HCA Gulf Coast Division
Kelli Nations, BSN, RN, NE-BC, is the first chief executive nurse executive at the HCA Gulf Coast Division. Nations is responsible for nurse and physician collaboration and service initiatives including patient experience, nursing recruitment and retention, and nursing management development.
Nations has served as a nursing leader with HCA Gulf Coast Division for 12 years, the first six in various prominent roles at Clear Lake Regional Medical Center. She has also served as chief nursing officer at large hospital organizations including Conroe Regional Medical Center, Bayshore Medical Center, and Mainland Medical Center.
Nations holds both a bachelor’s of science degree in nursing and a master’s degree in healthcare administration from Texas Woman’s University in Houston, Texas. She is certified through American Nurses Credentialing Center as a Certified Nursing Executive, Advanced. She is currently pursuing a doctorate in business administration with leadership development from Northcentral University.
Jim Brown, MHA, FACHE
Chief Development Officer of the HCA Gulf Coast Division
Jim Brown joined HCA Gulf Coast Division as chief development officer in February 2017. In this position, Brown supports and collaborates with the HCA Gulf Coast Division leadership team in guiding the division’s development initiatives to improve and expand health care programs in the Houston and South Texas communities.
Brown previously served as the senior vice president/chief executive officer of ambulatory services for the Memorial Hermann Health System. Additionally, Brown served as the orthopedic service line executive for the Memorial Hermann Health System and chief executive officer of Memorial Hermann Sugar Land.
Brown earned a bachelor’s degree in marketing at Texas A&M University and a master’s degree in healthcare administration from Trinity University. He is a fellow in the American College of Healthcare Executives, and an advisory board member of the Trinity University Healthcare Administration Program.
Mauricio Camargo, MBA, MS
Senior Vice President of Planning and Business Intelligence for HCA Gulf Coast Division
Mauricio Camargo, MBA, MS, was appointed senior vice president of planning and business intelligence for HCA Gulf Coast Division in September 2016.
Camargo graduated from Brandeis University with bachelor’s degrees in physics, biological physics and economics, a master’s in business administration from Harvard Business School and a master of science in health sciences and technology at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and the Harvard-MIT Division of Health Sciences and Technology.