January 03, 2023
AUSTIN, Texas—St. David’s North Austin Medical Center today announced it has appointed Jon Baker as the facility’s chief financial officer. Baker, who assumed his new role on Jan. 2, 2023, served as the chief financial officer of St. David’s South Austin Medical Center from 2018 to 2022.
“On behalf of St. David’s North Austin Medical Center, I am honored to welcome Jon to our team,” Tom Jackson, chief executive officer of St. David’s North Austin Medical Center, said. “He brings with him a wealth of knowledge and experience in managing long-term strategies for growth, as well as capital projects. Jon will be a strong addition to our executive team and help support the growth of our hospital in North Austin.”
While at St. David’s South Austin Medical Center, Baker oversaw the completion of several major capital projects, including a $13-million bed expansion on the 7th floor and a $25-million expansion of the hospital’s women’s center. He also played a vital role in the growth of the robotic program and supported the continued growth of the CAR T-Cell Program and the Sarah Cannon Transplant & Cellular Therapy Program, which is on track to perform 170 transplants this year.
Prior to his role at St. David’s South Austin Medical Center, Baker served as the chief financial officer of TriStar Hendersonville Medical Center in Hendersonville, Tennessee, where he was instrumental in developing long-term strategies for growth, including service line expansion, physician recruitment and improved patient experience.
Baker holds a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration and Accounting from the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga.