Jim Brown, CEO

Jim Brown, chief executive officer of HCA Houston Healthcare North Cypress

Previous to his appointment as chief executive officer (CEO) of HCA Houston Healthcare North Cypress, Jim Brown was chief development officer (CDO) at HCA Healthcare’s Gulf Coast Division.

Before coming to HCA Healthcare, Brown was senior vice president/chief executive officer of ambulatory services for Memorial Hermann Health System. Brown has also served as the orthopedic service line executive for Memorial Hermann Health System and chief executive officer of Memorial Hermann Sugar Land Hospital. His career began at Christus St. Joseph’s Health System in Paris, Texas as an administrative resident, eventually rising to the rank of vice president. He later served as chief operating officer at Lea Regional Medical Center in Hobbs, New Mexico, and chief operating officer at Doctors Hospital of Dallas.

Brown earned his bachelor’s degree in marketing at Texas A&M University and a master’s degree in healthcare administration from Trinity University. Brown is currently a fellow in the American College of Healthcare Executives and serves as an advisory board member of the Trinity University Healthcare Administration Program.