Meet our Senior Leadership Team

Jim Russell, Chief Executive Officer

Jim Russell is the chief executive officer at HCA Houston Healthcare Mainland. As an administrative leader, he oversees physician relations, business development and strategic planning for all areas of the facility.

Russell previously served as chief operating officer at HCA Houston Healthcare Clear Lake, The Woman's Hospital of Texas, and Medical City Lewisville. He also served in leadership roles at Denton Regional Medical Center and earned the distinction of board certification in healthcare management as a Fellow of the American College of Healthcare Executives.

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

John O. Armour, Chief Financial Officer

As a 22-year veteran of HCA, John Armour currently serves as its chief financial officer (CFO) of Clear Lake Regional Medical Center. 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.