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Our Leadership

HCA Affiliated Conroe Regional Medical Center is led by a team of more than 1,200 employees and 400 physicians on staff. 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

Deborah Ancona-Schultz, MD

Dr. Ancona-Schultz is a 1984 graduate of Yale College, majoring in Biology. She attended NYU Medical School and graduated AOA .She also did an internship in medicine at NYU from 1988-1989. Her residency in Diagnostic Radiology was done at NYU / Bellevue Hospital with a fellowship in Neuroradiology done at Thomas Jefferson University in Philadelphia for two years.

Dr. Ancona-Schultz is board certified in Diagnostic Radiology and she is a senior member of American Society of Neuroradiology. Dr. Ancona-Schultz worked for a multi-specialty clinic in Wichita Falls, Texas for 4 years prior to coming to Houston. She worked a number of years for River Oaks Imaging as both a Diagnostic Radiologist and Neuroradiologist. She served as there Medical Director for approximately 3 years.

Dr. Ancona-Schultz has worked at Conroe Regional Medical Center for a little over 6 years. She currently serves on the facility’s Trauma Committee. Aside from her passion at work, Dr. Ancona-Schultz also enjoys biking, running and swimming. She is also an avid gardener.


George Boyle, MD

Dr. George Boyle is a cardiologist affiliated with the Conroe Physician Associates 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.


Matt Davis

Matt Davis, FACHE, has been the Chief Executive Officer of Conroe Regional Medical Center (CRMC) since September 2013. As CEO, Davis is responsible for overseeing the operations and strategic direction of CRMC, which is a comprehensive, regional, tertiary referral center with 450 beds, 1,200 employees and more than 400 physicians on staff.

Davis has over 12 years of progressive healthcare experience in the investor owned sector. He joined Conroe Regional Medical Center from HCA affiliated North Florida Regional Medical Center where he was the COO for six years. Davis has a vast amount of health care experience and has a strong operations background with a track record of improving productivity and increasing margins in all entities managed.

Davis received his bachelor’s degree from DePauw University and his M.S. from Indiana University. He is a fellow of the American College of Healthcare Executives and is active in a variety of community service pursuits.

Matt Davis lives in Montgomery and has five children – Ethan, Wyatt, Madalyn, Canon and Easton.


Don Heathcott

Mr. Don Heathcott is the longest serving Edward Jones financial advisor in Montgomery County. A native of Houston, he has lived in Montgomery County since 1981. He graduated from Baylor in 1970 with a BBA in marketing/management. After graduation, he served in the United States Marine Corp. The banking industry brought him to Conroe as President of Allied Conroe Bank. In 1989 he continued his career in the financial service industry with Edward Jones. He has qualified seven times for the Edward Jones Managing Partner’s Conference, which recognizes the top 350 financial advisors in the firm.

Giving back to the community has been a part of who he is. Over the past 32 years he has volunteered for numerous charitable organizations including United Way, Salvation Army, Montgomery County Youth Services, Fair Association, Boy Scouts, the Greater Conroe Chamber of Commerce and Rotary in various leadership positions. He also served Baylor University in various projects and events. Currently, he sings in the choir of Conroe’s First Baptist Church and resides in Montgomery County with his wife, Charlotte. He has two sons Cam and Casey, who are also Edward Jones financial advisors.


David Moore

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.


Nimesh Patel, MD

Dr. Nimesh Patel is a 2002 graduate of Ross University School of Medicine. His residency and internship in Internal Medicine were done at Good Samaritan Hospital in Cincinnati, Ohio. He is board certified in Internal Medicine and currently works for Montgomery Physician Associates. He previously worked for UHC-GHS Hospitalists and Sadler Clinic.

Dr. Patel has been on staff at Conroe Regional Medical Center since 2006 and he currently serves as the Physician Advisor.


Desi Pesina

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.


Beau Rees, PhD

Dr. Reagan Carter (Beau) Rees is the Superintendent of Montgomery Independent School District. Dr. Rees marked his one-year anniversary in Montgomery ISD in January 2013. He has 17 years experience in public education, with ten years experience as a Superintendent. He is a former teacher, coach, assistant principal, elementary principal, high school principal, and director of curriculum in the Colorado, Sweetwater, and Graham school districts.

Dr. Rees earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Political Science from Texas A&M University as well as Master of Education degree from Abilene Christian University and Doctorate of Education degree from Texas Tech University. He currently serves on the Texas Association of School Administrators Legislative Services Committee and Technology Committee. Dr. Rees and his wife Billie (a high school English Teacher at Montgomery High School) have 3 daughters: Hannah, Blyss, and Reagan.


Tamara Trow

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 and Jake.


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.


John Wiesner

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.