Chief Executive Officer, Methodist Hospital Northeast
Michael Beaver, JD, FACHE joined Methodist Hospital Northeast as the Chief Executive Officer in 2014 and has more than 20 years of leadership experience in the health care industry.
Previously, Michael served as the President of St. Anthony Hospital in Oklahoma City with prior leadership experience at Methodist Healthcare. Before moving to Oklahoma, Michael was Chief Operating Officer with simultaneous oversight of three Methodist Healthcare facilities including: Methodist Hospital, Methodist Children’s Hospital and Methodist Hospital Specialty and Transplant. In this combined scope, he was responsible for 1,258 beds, 4,300 full-time employees and annual net revenues in excess of $870 million.
Spearheading a 9,000-square-foot emergency department expansion, which serves more than 50,000 emergency patients annually, was just the start to Michael’s robust growth plan for Methodist Hospital Northeast. Under his leadership, the hospital continues to expand with the addition of two-floors, including 60 new inpatient beds. He also oversaw the opening of Methodist ER Converse, a new free-standing emergency department. With Michael’s expert guidance, Methodist Hospital Northeast will continue to provide comprehensive health care to one of the fastest growing areas in the U.S.
Rodolfo Garza, MD
Chief Medical Officer, Methodist Hospital Northeast
Rodolfo Garza, MD joined Methodist Hospital | Northeast as Chief Medical Officer in 2020 with more than 18 years of experience as a private practice nephrologist and seven years of leadership experience with Methodist Healthcare.
Previously, Dr. Garza worked as the Associate Chief Medical Officer for Methodist Hospital after serving as Methodist Hospital | Stone Oak's Chief of Medicine and Chief of Staff.
Nominated by his peers for the prestigious Texas Monthly Super Doctors award for the fourth consecutive year partnered with his eight years of service on the peer review committees for Methodist Healthcare and Baptist Health System, Dr. Garza proves his unwavering commitment to clinical excellence and the highest standard of quality care for patients.
Chief Nursing Officer, Methodist Hospital Northeast
Holly Weber-Johnson, MSN, RN, joined Methodist Hospital Northeast as Chief Nursing Officer in May 2017 with more than 20 years of nursing experience in critical care, cardiovascular, neuroscience, women’s care and trauma.
Previously, Holly served as the Associate Chief Nursing Officer of Methodist Hospital, Director of Critical Care, Progressive Care and Telemetry for St. David’s Medical Center in Austin, as well as, the Associate Chief Nursing Officer at St. David’s Round Rock, a Level II Trauma Center with a free-standing emergency department in Cedar Park.
At Methodist Hospital Northeast, Holly leads over 500 nurses with a passion to improve and ensure quality, safety and exceptional nursing care in partnership with our physicians, academic nursing schools and community groups. In the last two years, the nursing workforce has grown with the expansion of ER, vascular, orthopedic and neurosurgical nursing. Methodist Hospital Northeast is one of two San Antonio hospitals with a Pathway to Excellence® designation, which recognizes the nursing practice value within the workplace.
Chief Operating Officer and the Ethics and Compliance Officer, Methodist Hospital Northeast
Elias Armendariz, MSN, RN joined Methodist Hospital Northeast as the Chief Operating Officer and the Ethics and Compliance Officer in 2017 with over five years of senior leadership experience at various hospitals.
Previously, he served as Senior Vice President of Operations at Methodist Hospital and Methodist Children’s Hospital, as well as Chief Nursing Officer and Chief Operating Officer at El Paso Children’s Hospital.
Elias is primarily responsible for the hospital’s ancillary and support services. With the growth of the tri-county communities, Methodist Hospital Northeast is significantly expanding, too. Elias leads the construction teams who have helped manage various projects, including an ER expansion, a new free-standing emergency department and a vertical expansion of 60 new inpatient beds and a helipad. He also leads Methodist Hospital Northeast’s Ethics and Compliance Programs.
Chief Financial Officer, Methodist Hospital Northeast
Steve Gray joined Methodist Hospital Northeast as Chief Financial Officer in 2013 and has more than 23 years of experience working for various HCA healthcare systems.
Previously, Steve worked as the Vice President of Finance for Methodist Hospital, Methodist Children’s Hospital and Methodist Hospital Specialty and Transplant. Before that, he was the Director of Finance at Medical City McKinney in McKinney, Texas.
In his current role, Steve is responsible for the financial analysis for all growth projects, financial reporting and budgeting, and capital planning. As the Chief Staffing Officer, he provides leadership support to various departments, such as Finance, Case Management, In-patient Rehabilitation/Physical Therapy/Occupational Therapy, Admitting, Supply Chain, IT&S and Medical Records.