AUSTIN, Texas—St. David’s HealthCare has named Robert Nagel senior vice president of business development. In this role, Nagel will drive St. David’s HealthCare’s business development initiatives. He assumed this role on Nov. 13.
“As the healthcare market within Central Texas continues to grow and our hospital operations become broader and more complex, having a coordinated development strategy has become increasingly important,” David Huffstutler, president and chief executive officer of St. David’s HealthCare, said. “Robert has a proven ability to lead across multiple sectors, and he has deep ties to our community. We are confident he will help us continue to build strategic partnerships and further expand the reach of our markets so that we can better serve the rapidly growing Central Texas region.”
Nagel has more than 20 years of senior executive experience providing fiscal, strategic, operational and transactional leadership to organizations across multiple industries.
He most recently served for more than a decade as president and chief executive officer of Fox Service Company, a mechanical contractor and service provider in Central Texas.
Nagel earned his Bachelor of Business Administration in finance from The University of Texas at Austin. He currently sits on the board of directors for the Greater Austin Chamber of Commerce.
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St. David’s HealthCare
With more than 110 sites across Central Texas, St. David’s HealthCare includes seven of the area’s leading hospitals and is one of the largest health systems in Texas. The organization was recognized with a Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award—the nation’s highest presidential honor for performance excellence—in 2014. St. David’s HealthCare is the third-largest private employer in the Austin area, with more than 9,000 employees.
St. David’s HealthCare is a unique partnership between a hospital management company and two local non-profits—St. David’s Foundation and Georgetown Health Foundation. The proceeds from the operations of the hospitals fund the foundations, which, in turn, invest those dollars back into the community. Since the inception of St. David’s HealthCare in 1996, more than $379 million have been given back to the community to improve the health and healthcare of people in Central Texas.