President and Chief Executive Officer - South Group
Seton Medical Center Hays, Seton Southwest Hospital, Seton Edgar B. Davis Hospital, Seton Smithville Regional Hospital
John Brindley has more than 32 years of experience in health care leadership. He currently serves as president and CEO for Seton's South Market, which consists of four hospitals. He initially joined the Seton Family as executive vice president and chief operating officer in 1996. Before coming to Seton, he was the chief operating officer at DePaul Medical Center in Norfolk, Va. John has also held leadership positions at INOVA Fairfax Hospital and the Washington Hospital Center.
John has extensive experience in operations improvement, supply chain and product line management. Under his leadership, Seton Medical Center Austin and Seton Northwest Hospital have achieved Magnet status, the gold standard of nursing quality as determined by the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), and Seton Medical Center Austin has been designated Austin’s most preferred hospital from 1999-2011 with the Consumer Choice award given by the National Research Corporation. It has been recognized as one of the Top 100 Hospitals in the country multiple times.
John received his Master of Arts in Healthcare Administration from George Washington University and has a Bachelor of Science degree from Cornell University. He currently serves on numerous community Boards, which include Caritas of Austin, Catholic Health Association of Texas and the American Cancer Society of Central Texas.