HCA Gulf Coast
April 08, 2022

Houston, TX – HCA Healthcare Gulf Coast Division is pleased to announce the appointment of Mike Lance as chief development officer, effective May 2, 2022.

In this role, Lance will lead the development and implementation of growth strategies across HCA Healthcare Gulf Coast Division’s 16 acute care and specialty hospitals, freestanding ERs, urgent care centers, surgery centers, physician practices, women’s health clinics, imaging centers, and more from Houston to South Texas.

Lance most recently served as vice president of development for HCA Healthcare Ambulatory Surgery Division, where he oversaw the identification, refinement and execution of ambulatory surgery center growth strategies in Texas, Nevada, and California. Prior to his role with HCA Healthcare Ambulatory Surgery Division, Lance led Eyecare Services Partners as director of business development for three years.

“Mike’s extensive executive-level experience in strategic growth, including physician partnerships, service line development, and network integration will be an asset in his new role,” said Troy Villarreal, division president at HCA Healthcare Gulf Coast Division. “His knowledge of our markets and many of our providers, robust background in strategy development and management of multidisciplinary teams and projects will help him successfully integrate into our division leadership team.”

Originally from Ellicott City, Maryland, Lance attended Loyola University Maryland. He received his master’s degree in finance and his bachelor’s degree in economics from St. Mary’s College of Maryland. Lance is a commercial pilot and is a volunteer pilot with Pilots N Paws, providing charity flights to rescue and relocate domestic animals.

“I am honored and eager to join HCA Healthcare Gulf Coast Division to accelerate growth initiatives that will better serve patients and providers across our communities.” Lance said, “ Troy and his leadership team have an extensive track record of expanding access to quality care, and I look forward to working together to build upon their success.”