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
Glenn Dennis joined Methodist Hospital Northeast as the Chief Nursing Officer in 2021, beginning his tenured career in 1999 as an ICU Nurse in the Harris County Hospital District.
Mr. Dennis first joined the HCA family in September of 2008 as the Director of Critical Care and Neuro Units at HCA’s Bayshore Medical Center. Dennis later transitioned to Houston Methodist Willowbrook Hospital where he was promoted to ACNO, helping to take his hospital on a Magnet journey that led to the initial designation and multiple re-designations. There, he was the lead clinical executive for multiple growth projects, responsible for the creation of two freestanding emergency departments, ultimately giving rise to over a $4 million revenue increase over the first 18 months, as well as the opening of a sleep medicine center that exceeded revenue projections by 140% within one year. However, Glenn is most proud of having led two critical care departments to achieve the American Association of Critical Care Nurses Beacon Silver Award, as well as being an AACN 2015 Circle of Excellence winner, awarded to only 20 critical care nurses in the country annually.
Prior to joining the Northeast family, Glenn was the CNO at CHRISTUS Shreveport Bossier Health System in Shreveport. Louisiana, providing executive oversight for nursing practice and operations for three facilities in the region with approximately 500 employees in nursing alone.
Most recently, Glenn has served as ACNO of Methodist Hospital Northeast since October 2019, where he oversaw departments within Critical Care, Telemetry, Observation Service and Nursing Administration.
Chief Operating Officer, Methodist Hospital Northeast
Rachel Goldsmith was appointed Chief Operating Officer for Methodist Hospital | Northeast in September 2020.
Previously, Rachel served as the Vice President of Operations, Business Development and Strategy for Methodist Hospital and Methodist Children’s Hospital. During her tenure, she advanced the cardiovascular service line through programmatic development, operational oversight, physician recruitment as well as quality and regulatory management. Prior to working at Methodist Healthcare, Rachel served in leadership roles at Houston Methodist Hospital and Baylor St. Luke’s Medical Center in Houston, Texas.
Rachel is primarily responsible for overseeing the hospital’s operational departments and key service lines. With the growth of the tri-county communities, Methodist Hospital | Northeast is significantly expanding, too. Rachel leads efforts to improve the facility, including construction, renovation and the purchase of new equipment. She 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.