Jeanna Barnard, FACHE

Chief Executive Officer of Bayshore Medical Center

Jeanna Bamburg, CEO, has been a member of the Bayshore Medical Center and East Houston Regional Medical Center team for 20 years. Prior to working with HCA, Bamburg worked for other healthcare organizations and brings over 25 years of experience in the healthcare industry to Bayshore. Over these years, she has acquired a strong knowledge of Southeast Harris County and is happy to have collaborative relationships with medical staff and employees of the Bayshore and East Houston campuses as well as key community leaders and stakeholders.

Jeanna received her Bachelor’s Degree and MBA from the University of Houston – Clear Lake. She has achieved the level of Fellow with the American College of Healthcare Executives and serves as President for the Southeast Texas Chapter. She is also a 2015 graduate of the Texas Hospital Association Leadership Fellows Class.

Jeanna has a strong history of community service. She currently serves on the Board of Directors for the Pasadena Chamber of Commerce, is a member of the Pasadena Rotary Club and a member of the Board of Directors for the San Jacinto College Foundation.

Jeanna and her husband, Wesley, have two teen children.

 

Matt Davis, FACHE

Chief Executive Officer of Conroe Regional Medical Center

Matt Davis has been the chief executive officer of Conroe Regional Medical Center since September 2013. He has 15 years of health care experience in the investor-owned sector. Davis joined Conroe Regional Medical Center from North Florida Regional Medical Center, an HCA-affiliated hospital, where he was chief operating officer for six years.

Davis, a fellow of the American College of Healthcare Executives, received his bachelor’s degree from DePauw University, and his master’s degree from Indiana University.

He is active in a variety of community organizations, including Leadership Montgomery County, and is the chair elect of the greater Conroe/Lake Conroe Lake Area Chamber of Commerce.

 

Melinda Stephenson, FACHE

Chief Executive Officer of Kingwood Medical Center

Melinda Stephenson joined Kingwood Medical Center in July 2009 after working at other HCA hospitals, including Mainland Medical Center and Clear Lake Regional Medical Center.

She earned a master’s degree in business administration from the University of Houston-Clear Lake and a Bachelor of Science in nursing from the University of Texas. She is also a fellow in the American College of Healthcare Executives.

Stephenson serves on the board of the Lake Houston Area Chamber of Commerce and as a director for the Humble Independent School District Education Foundation.

 

 

Tripp Montalbo, FACHE

Chief Executive Officer of Mainland Medical Center

Tripp Montalbo began his tenure as chief executive officer at Mainland Medical Center on May 16, 2016. Prior to joining Mainland Medical Center, Montalbo served as COO of Conroe Regional Medical Center. He has over 14 years of health care experience, both in investor-owned and not-for profit institutions.

He earned a bachelor’s degree from the University of Texas and master’s degrees in health care administration and business administration from the University of Houston-Clear Lake, where he was inducted into the Upsilon Phi Delta Honor Society for academic excellence in Healthcare Management and Policy. He is a fellow in the American College of Healthcare Executives.

While in Conroe, Montalbo was also involved in community organizations, including Leadership Montgomery County and the Montgomery County Community Foundation.

 

Eric Becker, FACHE

Chief Executive Officer of Texas Orthopedic Hospital

Eric Becker joined Texas Orthopedic Hospital on Feb. 8, 2016. Most recently, he served as chief operating officer at Research Medical Center (RMC) in the Greater Kansas City metropolitan area, part of HCA Midwest Health.

Becker earned his Bachelor of Business Administration degree at Roanoke College in Salem, Virginia, and his Master of Health Care Administration degree at Virginia Commonwealth University. He is a fellow with the American College of Healthcare Executives.

 

 

 

Todd Caliva, FACHE

Chief Executive Officer of Clear Lake Regional Medical Center

Todd Caliva, CEO, joined Clear Lake Regional Medical Center as the Chief Executive Officer in October 2016. Caliva is regarded in the industry as a consummate healthcare professional and has more than 24 years of experience, including a decade at the multi-facility level. He has been with HCA in Houston since 1997. Since 2006, Caliva has served as chief executive officer of HCA-affiliated West Houston Medical Center. His strategic vision, leadership, compassion and relationship-building skills have allowed West Houston Medical Center to flourish in its staff recruitment, patient and visitor experience, and market presence. Prior to this role, Caliva served as chief executive officer of East Houston Regional Medical Center, also part of HCA. Before that, Caliva served as the chief operating officer of HCA-affiliated The Woman’s Hospital of Texas and administrator of Sugar Land Medical Center Surgical and Diagnostic Center.

Caliva's robust community involvement includes co-chairing the Southeast Texas Regional Advisory Council (SETRAC) Cardiac Care Committee, an organization that is committed to improve the overall care for heart attack patients across the region; serving as the president/chairman of the Educational Foundation of the Southeast Texas Chapter of the American College of Healthcare Executives, as well as currently serving as the interim regent of the Southeast Texas Chapter; and serving on the board of the Houston West Chamber of Commerce.

Caliva earned a master’s degree in business administration and a bachelor’s of science in marketing from the University of Houston. He is the proud parent of two daughters, Sophie and Cara.

 

Ashley McClellan, FACHE

Chief Executive Officer of The Woman’s Hospital of Texas

Ashley McClellan is the chief executive officer of The Woman’s Hospital of Texas. Prior to joining The Woman’s Hospital of Texas, she served as chief executive officer at HCA’s Medical Center of Lewisville. She joined HCA in 2006.

McClellan earned her Bachelor of Business Administration in finance and a Bachelor of Arts in Spanish from Southern Methodist University. She received her master's degree in hospital administration and Master's in Business Administration from Texas Woman's University. She is a fellow and board certified in the American College of Healthcare Executives.

McClellan serves on the Southern Methodist University Cox School of Business Alumnae Board and the March of Dimes Foundation-Houston Division. She was chosen as a 2012 Cox School of Business Outstanding Young Alumni and was selected by Dallas Business Journal in 2011 as one of the most successful professionals in the metroplex through their “40 Under 40” program.  She also received the 2011 Young Healthcare Executive of the Year award from the Dallas-Fort Worth Hospital Council.

 

Jay Woodall, FACHE

Chief Executive Officer of Corpus Christi Medical Center

Jay Woodall has served as the chief executive officer of Corpus Christi Medical Center since 2011. He has more than 20 years of health care leadership experience and a commitment to improving the health of the community in which he serves. He previously served as chief operating officer at Corpus Christi Medical Center. He has also served as CEO of Spring Branch Medical Center, Texas Orthopedic Hospital, East Houston Medical Center, and Trinity Hospital.

Woodall earned a bachelor’s degree in human services from the University of Tennessee in 1986 and his master’s degree in health care administration from Trinity University in San Antonio in 1989. He is a fellow with the American College of Healthcare Executives.

He is a Rotary member, serves on the board of directors for the Nueces County American Heart Association and the Council for Policy Development with the Texas Hospital Association. Previously, Jay has served as Chair of the Nueces County March of Dimes and on the boards of the North Channel and Houston County Chambers of Commerce. Woodall is also the president of the Neighborhood Association and coaches youth soccer. He and his family attend First Presbyterian Church, where Woodall is an elder.

 

Cris Rivera, FACHE

Chief Executive Officer of Rio Grande Regional Hospital

A native of the Rio Grande Valley, Cris Rivera began her first health care position in 1982 as a lab supervisor at Rio Grande Regional Hospital, where she is now the chief executive officer. Rivera has held various HCA health care leadership roles over the last 30 years, including at Allen County Hospital, Savoy Medical Center, Overland Park Regional Medical Center, and Valley Regional Medical Center.

Rivera earned a Bachelor of Science degree from Incarnate Word College and a Master of Business Administration and Healthcare Management degree from Our Lady of the Lake University, both in San Antonio. She is a fellow with the American College of Healthcare Executives.

Rivera is very active in her community. She is currently the president of the McAllen Education Foundation and serves on the board of the El Milagro Clinic, the International Women's Board at the University of Texas-Rio Grande Valley, and the Texas Workforce Solutions Commission. In addition, she is also on the Board of Trustees for Rio Grande Regional Hospital, and is a member of the the McAllen South Rotary. In 2016, she was honored as one of the Women of Distinction by the State of Texas Association of Mexican American Chambers of Commerce.

 

Art Garza, FACHE

Chief Executive Officer of Valley Regional Medical Center

Brownsville native Art Garza is the chief executive officer of Valley Regional Medical Center. His career in health care spans over 24 years, including military and civilian service.

Garza is a graduate of The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston as well as the University of Phoenix. He is a fellow of the American College of Healthcare Executives and the Texas Hospital Association Leadership Program.

Garza serves as a board member of the National Forum for Latino Healthcare Executives.