San Antonio, TX  – Methodist Hospital | Metropolitan is pleased to announce that Dr. Ashley Holmstrom has been appointed as Chief Nursing Officer. 

Holmstrom most recently served as Chief Nursing Officer at Abrazo West and Abrazo Buckeye Emergency Center, a 224-bed Level I regional trauma center in Goodyear, Arizona. Prior to her role there, Holmstrom served as the Chief Nursing Officer of Medical City Frisco in Frisco, Texas. From 2018 – 2020, she held the title of Assistant Chief Nursing Officer at Methodist Hospital | Metropolitan. During her time at Abrazo West and Abrazo Buckeye Emergency Center, Holmstrom significantly reduced nursing turnover by creating initiatives to target retention and improve communication with nursing staff. She developed shared governance structures to increase nursing engagement in all aspects of decision-making and patient care. 

Holmstrom has a history of leading and driving positive change in organizations on various scales. She has mentored and precepted over 15 doctorate and masters-prepared leaders in nursing, and believes in developing and investing in people. Holmstrom is a proud member of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. and the Maricopa County Court Appointed Special Advocate (CASA) program. 

Holmstrom received a Bachelor of Science in Nursing at Baylor University, a Master of Science in Nursing, and a Doctorate of Nursing Practice at Walden University. She also holds board certifications with the American Nurses Credentialing Center as a Nurse Executive and Professional Development Leader. 

“I am thrilled to welcome back an incredible person to our organization,” said Greg Seiler, Chief Executive Officer of Methodist Hospital | Metropolitan. “Her return marks a significant moment for our Metropolitan nursing team and I have no doubt her expertise and dedication will contribute to the great work we do here.” 

Holmstrom will assume her new role with Methodist Hospital | Metropolitan on April 1, 2024.