Jake Henry Jr., 2007 Board of Directors ChairJake Henry Jr. is President & CEO of Saint Francis Health SystemMr. Henry received a Bachelor of Science degree from Texas Tech University in 1973, a Master of Science Health Care Administration degree from Trinity University in 1975 and completed postgraduate work in Higher Education at Texas Tech University, 1981-1983. He
was associated with Southwest Texas Methodist Hospital
in San Antonio, Texas as Administrative Resident and Administrative Assistant from January 1975 to September 1976.He was Assistant Administrator at Rosewood General Hospital, Houston, Texas from October 1976 to May 1977 and President and CEO of Angelo Community Hospital in San Angelo, Texas from June 1977 to December 1979.He was CEO of Lubbock General Hospital (now University Medical Center), Lubbock, Texas, January 1980 to August 1983.From August 1983 to May 1994 with the St. Joseph Health System, Orange, California, he held positions as President and CEO, St. Mary of the Plains Hospital, Lubbock, Texas; Regional President, Texas/Northern California Region, Santa Rosa, California; and Executive Vice President, Operations, Orange, California. In June 1994, he joined American Medical International/Tenet Healthcare Corporation as President and CEO of Saint Francis Hospital, Memphis, Tennessee.He was President and CEO of CHRISTUS Spohn Health System, located in Corpus Christi, Texas from November 1995 until July 2002 when he join Saint Francis Health System in Tulsa, Oklahoma as the President and Chief Executive Officer.