Greg A. Seiler
Chief Executive Officer, Methodist Hospital Metropolitan
Greg Seiler joined Methodist Hospital Metropolitan as Chief Executive Officer in 2012, with more than 25 years of hospital administration experience.
Prior to joining Metropolitan Hospital, he served as the CEO of Rio Grande Hospital in McAllen, Texas. He also served as the COO of Riverside Community Hospital, where he oversaw a $20 million expansion of the hospital’s emergency department and the debut of the Heart Care Institute.
Since taking the helm of Metropolitan Hospital, Seiler has directed several high-profile projects—including the completion of a $50 million capital campaign that resulted in a new ICU tower and the beginning of the intensive care program for the facility’s critically ill patients.
Under his leadership, Metropolitan Hospital’s Cardiology division was designated as a Center of Excellence by the Academy of Cardiology—having become an accredited center in the areas of Chest Pain, Catheter Lab and Heart Failure. The hospital was named a Top General Hospital by the Leapfrog Group for 2019 marking seven consecutive years that the facility has received this honor.
Diana H. Henderson
Chief Medical Officer, Methodist Hospital Metropolitan
Diana H. Henderson, MD, MBA, joined Methodist Hospital Metropolitan as Chief Medical Officer in December 2013, with 25 years of medical experience.
In her role as Chief Medical Officer, she has overseen improvements in quality and physician engagement.
Prior to joining Metropolitan, Henderson, who is also an otolaryngologist, was the chief executive officer of the Ear, Nose & Throat Clinics of San Antonio. Among her accomplishments, Henderson oversaw numerous cost-saving initiatives, implemented the practice’s health record system and improved profitability for the group.
Henderson has been recognized by the Bexar County Medical Society as one of the community’s Women Leaders. She continues to serve on multiple boards dedicated to improving healthcare delivery.
Chief Nursing Officer, Methodist Hospital Metropolitan
Chadi Awad, MBA, RN, MSN, ACNP-BC, NEA-BC, joined Methodist Hospital Metropolitan as Chief Nursing Officer in May 2019. He brings with him more than two decades of experience in nursing, 14 of those years in a leadership role. He was previously the Associate Chief Nursing Officer for Methodist Hospital.
Prior to joining Methodist Healthcare, Awad was a nursing director for St. David’s North Austin Medical Center, where he oversaw the critical and intermediate care departments and the telemetry unit. Awad was instrumental in the facility’s success in decreasing the number of hospital acquired infections—an accomplishment that earned St. David’s the Beacon Award for Excellence in Critical Care Nursing in 2016.
Awad is a 2018 recipient of the Best 25 Nurses in South Central Texas from the South-Central Texas Organization of Nurse Executives (SCTONE), which is committed to improving the future of healthcare in Texas through empowered Nurse Leaders. He will serve as president elect of SCTONE from 2020-2022. He has practiced as an acute care nurse in the field of advanced liver disease, and completed a one-year fellowship with the American Association of the Study of Liver Disease.
Chief Operating Officer and Ethics and Compliance Officer, Methodist Hospital Metropolitan
Alejandro Romero joined Methodist Hospital Metropolitan as Chief Operating Officer in January 2019, with more than a decade worth of experience in health care administration.
Prior to joining Metropolitan Hospital, Romero served as the Assistant Chief Operating Officer and Co-Ethics and Compliance Officer for Methodist Hospital and Methodist Children’s Hospital. He began his career with HCA in 2008 at the Del Sol Medical Center in his hometown of El Paso, where he was instrumental in growing the bariatric program to one of the largest in the entire HCA network of facilities.
Since joining the Methodist Healthcare System, Romero has been recognized for his leadership—including receiving commendation from Methodist’s Compliance Process Reviewer for his leadership and for serving as Incident Commander during Hurricane Harvey and the Winter Storm of 2018. A tireless community advocate, Romero was instrumental in driving participation and fundraising efforts for the Walk to End Alzheimer’s and the March for Babies.
Charles Braun Jr.
Chief Financial Officer, Methodist Hospital Metropolitan
Charles Braun joined Methodist Hospital Metropolitan as Chief Financial Officer in 2008, with nearly 30 years of experience on the financial side of the healthcare industry.
Prior to joining Metropolitan Hospital, Braun was the Shared Service Controller for Metropolitan Hospital and Methodist Hospital Northeast, where he oversaw multimillion-dollar expansion projects by both facilities. The capital campaigns resulted in huge gains for the two hospitals, which saw its combined net revenues grow from $100 million to $273 million annually.
As the Chief Financial Officer for Metropolitan Hospital, he has served as a key leader during a time of significant growth for the facility—which now boasts a brand-new ICU tower and accommodations by numerous healthcare professional and advocacy groups.