Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, Ascension Seton, and Chief Financial Officer, Ascension’s Texas Ministry
Alan Strauss joined the Ascension Seton in 2014 and was named to his Texas Ministry position with Ascension in May 2015. Prior to working at Ascension Seton, Strauss was chief financial officer of Carondelet Health Network, an Ascension Health ministry in Tucson, Arizona.
Alan will help Ascension Seton move toward its strategic goal of creating a comprehensive, clinically-integrated system for delivering person-centered care to one million Central Texans in a sustainable model.
Alan has 36 years of experience in Catholic-sponsored healthcare finance. Before he joined Carondelet in 2012, he served as CFO for the five-hospital Saint Thomas Health ministry in Nashville, Tennessee for six years, gaining a reputation throughout Ascension Health as an astute leader with strengths in business development, strategic planning and diverse portfolio management.
A certified public accountant, Alan holds a Bachelor of Arts in Business Administration from City University of New York–Baruch and a Master’s in Health Care Administration from University of St. Francis, Joliet, Illinois.