HCA Affiliated Conroe Regional Medical Center is led by a team of more than 1170 employees and 305 staff physicians. This team is supported by an impressive Board of Trustees comprised of highly respected and accomplished physicians and community business leaders.
The role of Conroe Regional Medical Center’s Board of Trustees is to assist in evaluating the hospital’s delivery of health care and development of new service lines and programs that ensure our patients are provided the most advanced technology and cost effective health care close to home.
Meet Our Board
George Boyle, MD
Dr. George Boyle is a cardiologist affiliated with the Sadler Clinic and has been a medical staff leader at CRMC for a number of years. Dr. Boyle has served as Medical Director for our Vascular Lab and as Vice Chair of the Cardiology Section. He has been a member of the CRMC Board since April 2003.
Mr. Rob Branstetter serves as the Executive Director for Sadler Clinic, a multi-specialty clinic of 125 medical providers located in Montgomery County, Texas. In his role, Mr. Branstetter oversees the Montgomery County Management Company, LLC. He also provides financial and operational consulting services for affiliated real estate ventures for the Sadler Clinic.
Prior to joining Sadler, Mr. Branstetter was most recently a Divisional Physician CFO for Triad Hospitals, Inc. in Plano, Texas where he managed a division with over 350 physicians at multiple sites throughout the southern states. He has also served in a variety of financial roles at other healthcare organizations including the Trinity Mother Frances Health System in Tyler, Texas as well as having large practice academic experience with the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics in Iowa City, Iowa. He started his healthcare career in audit services in the Texas offices of Peat, Marwick, and Mitchell.
Mr. Branstetter is a Certified Public Accountant and received a Bachelor of Business Administration from Baylor University and a Masters of Business Administration from the University of Texas, Tyler. He and his wife currently live in The Woodlands, Texas.
Mr. David Moore is an entrepreneur and President of D. Moore Enterprises, Inc., in Montgomery County. He currently owns Texan Harley-Davidson in Conroe and Harley-Davison The Woodlands. Prior to these ownerships, he owned and operated a private ambulance and medical staffing company in the Houston area. He is currently serving as the Director on the Board of the Greater Conroe/Lke Conroe Area Chamber of Commerce and is also an active participant in many local associations. In 2001 he established the Cut’N’Shoot Charities which has become a major contributor to the Montgomery County Women’s Shelter. He has been a resident of Montgomery County for over twenty-five (25) years. Mr. Moore has served on the Board at CRMC since April 2004.
Jerry Nash, PhD
Dr. Jerry Nash, has been the Chief Executive Officer of Conroe Regional Medical Center since December 2002. As CEO, Dr. Nash is responsible for overseeing the operations and strategic direction of CRMC. During his tenure, CRMC has grown into the regional tertiary care center for Montgomery County and has been listed as having one of the top 10 heart programs in Texas for the past three years.
Dr. Nash has over 30 years of experience in Healthcare Administration throughout the United States. He joined Conroe Regional Medical Center from the HCA Gulf Coast Division where he had been the CEO of East Houston Regional Medical Center for three years. Dr. Nash has a vast amount of health care experience both in urban and rural areas, management of multiple facilities, and working in both the for profit and not for profit environments.
Dr. Nash received his M.S. from Emporia State University and his Ph.D. from University of Kansas in Lawrence, Kansas. He is a fellow of the American College of Healthcare Executives and is active in a variety of community service pursuits including the following:
- Former Chairman - Greater Conroe/Lake Conroe Area Chamber of Commerce
- South Montgomery County/The Woodlands Chamber of Commerce
- American Heart Association – Montgomery County AHA Heart Ball Chair
- American Cancer Society Relay for Life
- Greater Conroe Economic Development Council
- Montgomery County Community Foundation
- South East Texas Regional Advisory Council Board
Dr. Nash lives in Montgomery and has three children – a son, Brian and two daughters, Chandler and Staci.
Desi Pesina is a resident of The Woodlands. He received his Bachelor of Arts from Texas Tech University in 1967. He is retired from the Texas Department of Human Services where he held the position of Human Resources Regional Director. He has served as a member and officer on many public service committees over the years. He has served on the CRMC Board since April 2004 and serves as a Board representative on the hospital Quality care Management committee and attends other committee meetings as an observer. Mr. Pesina is currently a member of the Montgomery County Hispanic Chamber and LULAC.
Timothy Seay, MD, FACEP
Dr. Tim Seay is the CEO of Greater Houston Emergency Physicians, PLLC, and its subsidiary companies. GHEP began its operations in February 1998 in Houston, Texas. The principle business of GHEP is emergency department physician staffing. Since then, however, GHEP has expanded into several areas: 1) alternative risk through its partial ownership of the Emergency Medicine Risk Retention Group, Inc. (EMRRG); 2) hospitalists, through its subsidiary Hospital Inpatient Group, PLLC; and, 3) freestanding emergency centers through its subsidiary Emergency Medical Group, Inc.
Dr. Seay’s principle interests are quality, risk and patient safety as well as operations and throughput in the emergency department. Tim is a long time member of ACEP, has served on the council and several committees including Chair of the Practice Committee. He has served every post in the Texas College of Emergency Physicians and is an alternate delegate for the Texas Medical Association’s House of Delegates.
Mr. George Sowers is the President of Woodforest National Bank in Conroe. He is former Chairman of the Greater Conroe/Lake Conroe Area Chamber of Commerce and the Montgomery County Community Foundation. He is active in a wide variety of civic pursuits. Mr. Sowers was one of the original Board members of the Montgomery County Hospital District Foundation prior to its takeover by the Hospital District Board. He has served on the CRMC Board since April 2002.
Ms Tamara Trow is the Business Development Officer for Nova Biologicals, Inc. During the past sixteen years
Tamara has helped position Nova as one of America’s largest Microbiology Laboratories. Nova is a
leading provider of FDA and EPA related laboratory testing and consulting services for the water,
medical device, pharmaceutical, nutraceutical, and food industries.
Tamara holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Biology with a minor in Business Administration from Sam
Houston State University.
She is actively involved in the community serving on the Executive Board of Directors for the Greater Conroe/Lake Conroe Area Chamber of Commerce and is the Chairman Elect for 2013. She currently serves as the Chairman of the Board of Directors of Montgomery County Emergency Assistance. Tamara is a 2001 graduate of Leadership Montgomery County and past Chairman of the Board. Tamara resides in Montgomery with her two sons; Justin 16 and Jake 13.
Daniel Walker, MD
Dr. Daniel Walker is the CRMC Board of Trustees Chairman. He is an Internal Medicine/Infectious Diseases physician that has practiced in the community for more than 20 years. Dr. Walker is a current member of the Pharmacy & Therapeutics Committee and the Peer Review Committee at CRMC, and has also served as a previous Chief of Staff. He has been a member of the CRMC Board since April 2006.
Maura Walsh, President, HCA Gulf Coast Division
HCA Gulf Coast Division has established a strong healthcare network in Houston and South Texas thanks, in part, to its forward-thinking leadership.
President of the Gulf Coast Division, Maura Walsh is committed to continuing HCA’s legacy of excellent and compassionate care. Maura began her healthcare career in 1980, holding executive roles at hospitals in Vermont, Arkansas, and Texas. She joined HCA in 1987, eventually serving as CEO for three different hospitals within the division. Today, she serves as the division’s president.
Exemplifying a grass roots approach to understanding her community’s healthcare needs, Maura actively serves as a board member for a number of local organizations, including the Greater Houston Partnership, the American Diabetes Association – Houston, the American Heart Association – Houston, and others. She is a fellow of the American College of Healthcare Executives and serves on the American Hospital Association Governing Council.
Under Maura’s guidance, the division has grown to ten hospitals on sixteen campuses, seven ambulatory surgery centers, seven imaging facilities, and seven free-standing emergency centers. Combined with the latest medical technology and a commitment to understanding individual patient needs, HCA Gulf Coast Division has positioned itself to be the healthcare leader in Houston and South Texas. It’s a mission that Maura and her executive team uphold every day.
Maura has a bachelor’s degree from the University of Lowell and a master’s degree in human resources management from the University of Houston – Clear Lake. The latter institution awarded her with their Distinguished Alumni Award in 2010.
Mr. John Wiesner is the President of John Wiesner, Inc, a local car dealership that has been prominent in this community for many years. He has served on the CRMC Board since April 2004.