Leadership

CHI St. Joseph Health is a health system devoted to serving the people living in the Brazos Valley region of Texas. We believe in treating every person with respect and dignity while offering personalized service.

We’re committed to advancing healthcare and innovating treatments that help our community stay healthy. We will never stop bringing new services to market that demonstrate our commitment to the health and wellness of our community.

As an integrated healthcare system, CHI St. Joseph Health includes a comprehensive network of over 100 employed providers including primary care physicians, specialists and advanced practice clinicians. The network includes more than 20 ambulatory clinics featuring primary care, a freestanding Emergency Room, Express Clinics, and imaging and diagnostic services.

CHI St. Joseph Health Executive Leadership Team

Rick Napper, President & Chief Executive Officer

Kathy Defigueiredo, IT Site Director

Ricardo Diaz, Chief Operating Officer

Sister Penny Dunn, OSF, Vice President Mission Integration

Marybeth Murphy, Regional Administrator, CHI St. Joseph Health Rural Hospitals

Donovan French, MBA, MHP, Vice President Strategy & Business Development

Sam Fulton, Vice President Physician Enterprises

Dan Goggin, Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer

Beverly Welch, Vice President and Chief Nursing Executive

Melissa Shay, MBA, Vice President Organizational Excellence

Kyle L. Sims, Vice President Post Acute Care

Kia Parsi, MD, Chief Medical Officer