Corpus Christi Medical Center announced today that Mark Roberts has been named chief operating officer, effective Dec. 1, 2021.

Roberts brings over 17 years of healthcare leadership experience, ten of which has been with HCA Healthcare in the Texas and Georgia markets. In the San Antonio area, he previously served as AVP of operations and surgical services for Methodist Specialty and Transplant Hospital. Most recently, Roberts served as chief operating officer of Memorial Satilla Health in Waycross, Georgia.

In his new role at Corpus Christi Medical Center, Roberts will be responsible for the management of hospital operations, strategic planning and facility expansions.

“I am pleased to welcome Mark to Corpus Christi Medical Center and look forward to working with him to further enhance our hospital operations and services,” said Eric Evans, Corpus Christi Medical Center chief executive officer. “We have aggressive plans for Corpus Christi Medical Center in the coming years, including an increased focus on surgical services, emergency room capacity and other facility expansions. Roberts’ business and operational expertise will be a tremendous asset to our senior leadership team and the organization.”

Raised in Kansas City, Missouri, Roberts earned his Bachelor of Science degree in Management and Human Relations from Mid America Nazarene University in Olathe, Kansas and his MHA from Wester University in St. Louis, Missouri. He is a member of the American College of Healthcare Executives and the Institute of Certified Professional Managers. He and his wife, Arlene, are looking forward to moving to Corpus Christi to spend time with their three children and five grandchildren in Texas.