Chief executive officer
Chris Osentowski was appointed as chief executive officer (CEO) at HCA Houston Healthcare Medical Center in August 2021. As the administrative leader of the hospital, Osentowski is responsible for enhancing the hospital's world-class care and patient experience. This includes overseeing multiple large-scale capital improvement projects at the 444-licensed bed acute care facility.
Prior to joining HCA Houston Healthcare Medical Center, Osentowski served as chief development officer for HCA Healthcare Gulf Coast Division since 2019. Before that, Osentowski served as director of business development, vice president of business development and chief development officer at Medical City Plano and Medical City Frisco.
Osentowski earned a Bachelor of Business Administration in Finance, Accounting and Sociology from Texas Christian University and a Master’s of Business Administration from Duke University. He is currently an executive sponsor for the Asian Colleague Network at HCA Houston Healthcare.
Chief operating officer
Wesley Bamburg has served as the Chief Operating Officer (COO) at HCA Houston Healthcare Medical Center since October 2019.
Before joining HCA Houston Medical Center, Bamburg served as ACOO at HCA Houston Healthcare Clear Lake as well as interim COO at HCA Houston Healthcare North Cypress. Bamburg began his career with HCA Healthcare in 2013 as the Gulf Coast Division's Vice President (VP) of Managed Care. In his role as VP, he was directly responsible for the division's strategy for Payer and Physician Alignment.
Prior to joining HCA Healthcare, Bamburg had the unique opportunity to work regionally in 11 states concentrating in managed care, network operations and physician alignment with combined experience from both the payer and provider perspective.
Bamburg attended Southwestern Oklahoma State University on an athletic scholarship where he earned his Bachelor's degree in Healthcare Administration and his Masters of Business Administration from Oklahoma City University. He is board-certified in healthcare management and recognized as a Fellow of the American College of Healthcare Executives.
Chief nursing officer
Ann Byerman, MSN, RN, CCRN-K, has served as chief nursing officer (CNO) at HCA Houston Healthcare Medical Center since August 2021. In her role, she coordinates the hospital's nursing care and daily operations while also developing nursing leaders.
Byerman is a tenured nurse leader with comprehensive clinical experience spanning more than twenty years with HCA Healthcare. Throughout this time, she has served in multiple nurse leadership roles, including most recently as assistant chief nursing officer at HCA Houston Healthcare Conroe.
As a clinical leader, Byerman seeks to leverage her ability to form strategic partnerships, identify leaders and foster growth and development in nursing to create a culture of excellence at HCA Houston Healthcare Medical Center.
She holds a Bachelor of Science in Nursing from Ohio University – Athens and a Masters of Science in Nursing Leadership and Administration from Texas Tech University.