Seton Leadership Team

Site Leadership

Deb Brown, RN, BSN, MHA

deb_brownVice President, Patient Care Services and Chief Operating Officer/Chief Nursing Officer, Dell Children’s Medical Center of Central Texas

Deb Brown was promoted to vice president for Patient Care Services and chief operating officer for Dell Children’s Medical Center of Central Texas in February 2014. She had been serving as interim chief operating officer of the region’s leading freestanding pediatric facility since June 2013.

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Tad Hatton

tad_hatton2Vice President, Hospital Continuity and Community Outreach

Tad Hatton joined The Seton Healthcare Family in 2015 as vice president and chief operating officer of Seton Medical Center Austin, the largest hospital within Central Texas’ largest health care system..

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Debra T. Hernandez, MHA, RN, FACHE, CENP

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Vice President and Chief Operating Officer/Chief Nursing Officer
Dell Seton Medical Center at The University of Texas and University Medical Center Brackenridge

Debra T. Hernandez joined Seton in 2013 as chief nursing officer for the Central Group, bringing lengthy executive nursing experience in community and academic medicine settings.

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Mary Faria, PhD, FACHE

Faria_Mary01Vice President and Chief Operating Officer
Seton Southwest Hospital

Mary Faria has led Seton Southwest since it opened in 2000.
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Scott Fuller, FACHE

Fuller_ScottVice President and Chief Operating Officer
Seton Northwest Hospital and Seton Highland Lakes Hospital

Scott Fuller joined Seton in 2006 as vice president and chief operating officer for Seton Highland Lakes Hospital and its health centers.

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Apryl Haynes, MHA, RN

Hanes_Apryl01Vice President, Chief Operating Officer and Chief Nursing Officer
Seton Edgar B. Davis Hospital 

Apryl Haynes joined Seton Edgar B. Davis Hospital in 1983 and has served in a variety of roles, including EMT, LVN and RN.

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Neal Kelley, RN, FACHE

Kelley-NealVice President and Chief Operating Officer
Seton Medical Center Hays

Neal Kelley joined the Seton Family in 1998. Before moving to Seton Medical Center Hays, Neal was the site administrator for Seton Edgar B. Davis Hospital and the facility’s associated rural health clinics in Caldwell County.

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Brian Lidiak, FACHE

Brian-LidiakVice President and Chief Operating Officer
Seton Medical Center Williamson

Brian Lidiak has more than 14 years of experience in health care leadership. Prior to joining the Seton Family in 2011, Brian served as the chief operating officer for multiple HCA Hospitals in the Kansas City area and, most recently, for Scott & White Healthcare in Round Rock.

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