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Jesús Garza

imagePresident and Chief Executive Officer, Seton Healthcare Family
Ministry Market Leader, Texas and Arizona

Jesús Garza joined the Seton Healthcare Family in 2002 following a distinguished career in private- and public-sector leadership.

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Michelle L. Robertson, RN, BSN, MBA

image President and Chief Executive Officer, Seton Family of Hospitals

Michelle Robertson graduated from the University of Arizona with a BS in Nursing and from the University of Colorado with a Masters of Business Administration.

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Alan Strauss

image Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer

Alan Strauss, joined the Seton Healthcare Family in 2014. Prior to working at Seton, Strauss was chief financial officer of Carondelet Health Network, an Ascension Health ministry in Tucson, Arizona.

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Teresa Burroff, JD

imageSenior Vice President, Legal Services and General Counsel

Teresa Burroff joined the Seton Healthcare Family in 2007 as general counsel. She provides legal advice and oversight of the legal team associated with the representation of Seton's 11 acute care hospitals and other facilities in Central Texas.

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Ray Anderson, PhD, MBA

imageSenior Vice President and Chief Strategy Officer

Ray Anderson joined Seton Healthcare Family in August 2014 as senior vice president and chief strategy officer. He is responsible for Seton’s strategic planning and business development functions and accelerating the organization’s strategic goal of creating a comprehensive, clinically integrated system for delivering person-centered care to more than one million Central Texans.

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Joe Canales

imageVice President, Human Resources

Joe Canales joined Seton in December 2012 as interim vice president for Human Resources and permanently filled the position soon thereafter. He is working on refining a new service model for the Human Resource function and has introduced a number of leader development initiatives, most notably Evidence Based Leadership.

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Clay Carsner

imageVice President and Chief Operating Officer, Seton Clinical Enterprise

Clay Carsner is Vice President and Chief Operating Officer for the Seton Clinical Enterprise, which currently manages more than 700 physician practices throughout Seton Healthcare Family. In this role, he is responsible for financial management of the enterprise, along with business development and strategy.

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Jeff Cook

Jeff CookPresident and CEO, Insurance Services, Seton Healthcare Family

Jeff Cook oversees managed care agreements on behalf of Seton Healthcare Family and the Seton Physician Enterprise, develops and manages hospital pricing strategies, and is responsible for all aspects of development and operations for Seton Health Alliance.

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Thomas (Tate) Erlinger, MD, MPH

imageVice President of Clinical Effectiveness and Care Redesign & Medical Director, Seton Health Alliance

Dr. Tate Erlinger rejoined Seton in February 2010 as Vice President of Clinical Effectiveness and Care Redesign within the Center for Experience and Effectiveness. He serves as the Medical Director for Seton Health Alliance.

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Thomas Gallagher

imageExecutive Vice President, Administration, Seton Healthcare Family
President and Chief Executive Officer, Seton Ventures & Alliances

Tom Gallagher came to the Seton Healthcare Family in 1983 from a national independent public accounting firm.

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Ken Gladish

imagePresident and Chief Executive Officer
Seton Foundations

Ken Gladish leads the Seton Foundations, which include The Seton Fund, the Children's Medical Center Foundation of Central Texas, the Seton Williamson Foundation and the Seton Hays Foundation.

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Greg W. Hartman

imagePresident for External Affairs, Academic Medicine and Research

Greg Hartman is responsible for communications, marketing and government affairs for the Seton network, as well as Seton’s growing enterprise in academic medicine and research. He has also served as the President and CEO for Seton’s Central Group, which included Seton Medical Center Austin, the University Medical Center Brackenridge and the Clinical Education Center @ Brackenridge.

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Tim LaFrey

Tim LaFreyExecutive Vice President, Operations
Seton Family of Hospitals

As chief operations officer, Tim LaFrey oversees the Hospital, Clinical Enterprise and Insurance Services divisions for Seton Healthcare Family. Before assuming this role in July 2013, he was senior vice president of Seton Ventures and Alliances for two years. His responsibilities included evaluation and development of joint venture opportunities and strategic alliances and oversight of physician management services operations. Tim also chairs the Seton Insurance Services Board and the Seton Health Plan Board.

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Yvonne VanDyke, MSN, RN

imageSenior Vice President for Nursing and Clinical Education

Yvonne VanDyke assumed her role as Senior Vice President for Nursing in the fall of 2013. In partnership with Chief Nursing Officers, Yvonne ensures continuity and consistency of nursing care across Seton. Yvonne also is responsible for providing strategic and operational leadership for clinical education, nursing research and nursing staffing resources.

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Prathibha Varkey, MD, MPH, MBA

imagePresident and Chief Executive Officer, Clinical Enterprise

Dr. Prathibha Varkey is President and CEO of Seton Clinical Enterprise, which is made up of non-profit health care organizations and physician practices affiliated with Seton Healthcare Family, including more than 1,600 employed providers and staff. Among them are 420 physicians and 246 medical residents offering more than 40 medical specialties to patients at more than 90 locations.

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Carol Wratten, MD, MBA, FACOG

image Chief Quality Officer

Dr. Carol Wratten is chief quality officer for the Seton Healthcare Family. She oversees the health system’s interdisciplinary Performance Improvement, Informatics, Analytics, Safety, Risk Management and Accreditation organization.

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image Seton is proud to have four hospitals – the only hospitals in Central Texas - that have earned the Magnet designation, the highest award for nursing excellence given by the American Nurses Association.