GEORGETOWN, Texas—St. David’s Georgetown Hospital has named Skyler Reed as its new chief operating officer. In this role, Reed will be responsible for overseeing the surgery department and most of the ancillary departments, including radiology, laboratory, engineering, environmental services and dietary services. In addition, he will serve as the hospital’s ethics and compliance officer. He will assume this position on Oct. 1, 2016.
Before joining St. David’s Georgetown Hospital, Reed served as the associate chief operating officer and an associate administrator at St. David’s South Austin Medical Center. During this time, he provided executive leadership for laboratory services; respiratory therapy; physical, speech and occupational therapies; food and nutrition services; environmental services; spiritual care; palliative care; and volunteer services. In addition, Reed served as the facility’s ethics and compliance officer, chief staffing officer and led the strategic planning process for the hospital.
“Skyler is a rising star with an exemplary track record of responsible operational management," Hugh Brown, chief executive officer of St. David’s Georgetown Hospital, said. “I am confident he will be an asset to St. David’s Georgetown Hospital and serve as a valuable member of our leadership team.”
Prior to joining St. David’s HealthCare, Reed worked as an operations analyst resident at The Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt in Nashville.
Reed obtained his Bachelor of Science in Health Administrative Services from Auburn University in Alabama, and he earned his Master of Science in Healthcare Administration from Trinity University in San Antonio.
Reed is a member of American College of Healthcare Executives, as well as the Health and Hospital Administration Organization. In addition, he is a St. David’s Foundation mentor and a regular volunteer with Habitat for Humanity and Austin Children’s Shelter.