Mary Faria, FACHE, PhD

Faria_Mary01Vice President and Chief Operating Officer
Ascension Seton Southwest Hospital

Mary Faria has led Ascension Seton Southwest since it opened in 2000. She is past president of the Central Texas Chapter of the American College of Healthcare Executives (ACHE), Lone Star Division. She currently serves as a national Regent at Large for ACHE, Region IV. She earned her doctorate from The University of Texas at Austin.

Active in the community, Mary is co-chair for the Austin Community College Advisory Council for the Pinnacle Campus and vice chair of the Board of the Mayor’s Health Fitness Council. A seasoned and competitive age-group runner and tri-athlete, she has completed 31 marathons and countless races nationally and internationally