HCA Houston Healthcare Clear Lake is an HCA affiliated hospital and a proud member of HCA Houston Healthcare. Our hospital is led by a team of more than 2,000 employees and more than 900 physicians. Our staff is supported by our CEO and an impressive board of trustees that includes highly respected physicians and community business leaders.

Meet our Senior Leadership

Todd Caliva, Chief Executive Officer

Todd Caliva serves as Chief Executive Officer of HCA Houston Healthcare Clear Lake and is regarded in the industry as a consummate healthcare professional. He has more than 24 years of experience, including a decade at the multi-facility level. He has been with HCA in Houston since 1997.

In prior roles, Mr. Caliva served as Chief Executive Officer of HCA-affiliated HCA Houston West and East Houston Regional Medical Center and Chief Operating Officer of HCA-affiliated The Woman's Hospital of Texas. His strategic vision, leadership, compassion and relationship-building skills allowed those facilities to flourish in its staff recruitment, patient and visitor experience, and market presence.

Caliva believes commitment to quality healthcare begins with employees. If employees enjoy what they do and are committed to our values, then our patients will get the quality care and service they deserve.

Caliva's robust community involvement includes:

  • Chairing the Southeast Texas Regional Advisory Council (SETRAC) Cardiac Care Committee, an organization that is committed to improve the overall care for heart attack patients across the region.
  • Serving as the president/chairman of the Educational Foundation of the Southeast Texas Chapter of the American College of Healthcare Executives.
  • Currently serving as Regent of the Southeast Texas Chapter.
  • Serving as Chairman of the Board for Bay Area Houston Economic Partnership.

Caliva earned a master's degree in business administration and a bachelor's of science in marketing from the University of Houston.

John O. Armour, Chief Financial Officer

As a 22-year veteran of HCA, John Armour currently serves as its chief financial officer (CFO) of HCA Houston Healthcare Clear Lake. Armour has held senior leadership positions for an excess of 18 years, all in the Gulf Coast Division. John has 15 years of CFO experience and was formerly CEO of Parallon Business Solutions Supply Chain Services/Gulf Coast Division.

Armour has been an active member of the Houston Golf Association since 2008 and on its board of directors for the past five years. A former chair of the audit committee and board treasurer, he currently serves as vice chairman.

Jim Russell, Chief Operating Officer

Jim Russell serves as HCA Houston Healthcare Clear Lake's Chief Operating Officer. He has most recently served as the COO at The Woman's Hospital of Texas, a 419 licensed bed facility medical facility, serving women, newborns and children.

During his time at The Woman's Hospital of Texas, Jim was the key strategic business partner, involved in the recruitment and onboarding of new physicians, and the transition of services to new partners. He also served as the executive sponsor for the Gulf Coast Division Surgical Services Improvement committee were he strategically designed and implemented new processes for surgical room turnaround times.

Prior to that, Jim served as the COO for Medical City Lewisville in the HCA North Texas Division. While at Medical City Lewisville, Jim actively participated in the successful recruitment of key physicians and led the development of the Level III designation.

Jim graduated with a Master in Business Administration from Texas Woman's University in Denton, Texas and has a Bachelor of Science in Nursing.

Sherry Camacho, Chief Nursing Officer

Sherry Camacho is the Chief Nursing Office at HCA Houston Healthcare Clear Lake. Sherry was previously CNO at HCA's Valley Regional Medical Center in Brownsville. She has over twenty years with HCA and is passionate about healthcare and nursing. Sherry holds a Bachelor's of Science degree in Nursing and a Master's degree in Healthcare Administration from Western Governors University.

Sherry has been married to her high school sweetheart Bernie for over 25 years. She is also a strong believer in giving back to the community through volunteer work.