David S. Wagner, FACHE

Chief Executive Officer

David S. Wagner, FACHE joined HCA's Pearland Medical Center (now HCA Houston Healthcare Pearland) as its Chief Executive Officer in August 2016. David has more than 30 years of healthcare experience and has most recently served on the executive team at Saint Francis Health System located in Tulsa, Oklahoma.

While in the role of Vice President, Wagner had corporate responsibility for Home Care services, facilities, construction and support services departments. While serving Saint Francis Health System, Wagner's leadership contributed to the construction of a $206-million building/tower addition representing 150 inpatient beds, new Emergency department, hospital lobby, Chapel and Convent totaling approximately 500,000 square feet of new space to the 1,112-bed flagship Saint Francis Hospital.

Prior to joining Saint Francis Heath System, Wagner served as the Vice-President at Christus Spohn Health System and Administrator for Christus Spohn Hospital, Beeville located in Beeville, Texas. Wagner also held senior management positions at Good Shepherd Medical Center, Longview, Texas and Presbyterian Health System located in Dallas, Texas.

Wagner's community involvement includes his participation in the National and Southeast Texas chapter of the American College of Healthcare Executives, where he has achieved the credential of Fellow in this professional organization. Wagner also serves as a board member of the Pearland Chamber of Commerce and the Northern Brazoria County Education Alliance. Wagner is frequently a guest speaker at the Texas Women's University, Houston, and the School of Public Health, University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston for the graduate studies programs in healthcare administration.

Wagner earned his Bachelor of Science in Psychology from Texas A&M University and his Master of Science in Healthcare Administration from Trinity University, San Antonio, Texas. David and his wife, Karen are proud parents of two children, Jackson and McKenna.


Sylvia Godnich

Chief Nursing Officer

Sylvia Godinich has served as Chief Nursing Officer at Pearland Medical Center n/k/a HCA Houston Healthcare Pearland since February 2017. Sylvia started her nursing career as a labor and delivery and ICU nurse at UTMB Galveston in 1991. She joined HCA in 1997 as the Director of Women's Services at Mainland Medical Center.

While at Mainland, she added Director of Post Op Services to her position before her promotion to Assistant Administrator of Nursing Services. In 2009, Sylvia became the Director of Labor and Delivery at The Woman's Hospital of Texas. In 2012, she was promoted to Associate Chief Nursing Officer and was chosen as a Gulf Coast Division representative in the 2017 cohort for the Executive Development Program. Sylvia holds a Masters in Healthcare Administration, a Bachelor's of Science in Nursing and a three-year Diploma in Nursing.

She is member of the American College of Healthcare Executives, American Organization of Nurse, American Nurses Association, and Texas Nurses Association.

Sylvia grew up in British Columbia, Canada but has called Texas her home for the past 27 years.


Brandon Frazier

Assistant Chief Financial Officer

Brandon Frazier joined the senior leadership team at HCA Houston Healthcare Pearland in December 2018 as the Assistant Chief Finance Officer. He came from Universal Health Services where he joined UHS-Brentwood Behavioral Health in 2015 as the Chief Finance Officer in training. In 2016, he transitioned to UHS-River Oaks Hospital and became the Chief Finance Officer.

Brandon attended the University of Southern Mississippi and received his Bachelors of Accounting. He went on to receive a Masters of Business Administration at Belhaven University. Brandon enjoys spending time with his wife and three children.