Jonathan FordVice President, Ascension Health & Chief Mission Integration Officer, Ascension’s Texas Ministry

Jonathan began a career in Catholic healthcare in 1997, and during his tenure with Providence Healthcare Network in Waco, he held leadership roles in Marketing, Volunteer Services, Model Community, Advocacy, Community Health and Mission Integration.

In September 2015, Jonathan transitioned to the new role of Vice President, Ascension Health & Chief Mission Integration Officer – Texas Ministry Market. In this role, he is responsible for assisting Ascension Seton and Providence in sustaining and deepening their identity as a healing ministry of the Catholic Church in all aspects of strategy, operations, organizational structure, service and community collaboration.

Jonathan is on the board of the Catholic Health Association of Texas and serves Ascension Health as a member of the Mission Integration Effectiveness Task Force.

He graduated from Baylor University with a Bachelor of Science and a Master of Business Administration. Jonathan continued his studies at Aquinas Institute of Theology in St. Louis, where he graduated with a Master of Arts in Health Care Mission.