Austin, TX – St. David’s South Austin Medical Center has named Seth Herrick as its new chief financial officer. Herrick assumed his role on May 1, 2023.

Before joining St. David’s South Austin Medical Center, Herrick served as the chief financial officer at Heart Hospital of Austin, where he was instrumental in the completion of several major capital projects, including the expansion of the hospital’s intermediate and progressive care units. He also played a vital role in the launch of the hospital’s Advanced Heart Failure Program.

“Seth has a proven record of success in hospital financial leadership,” Charles Laird, chief executive officer of St. David’s South Austin Medical Center, said. “As our hospital continues to grow, he will play a key role in managing major capital projects. I look forward to having him on our leadership team.”

Prior to his time at the Heart Hospital of Austin, Herrick served as vice president of finance in Medical City Arlington. In this role, he led data analytics for the hospital-based Next Generation Growth project supporting the hospital’s five-year strategic plan. He also worked as a controller and a financial reporting manager for the hospital.

From 2007 to 2010, Herrick served as a financial analyst for John Peter Smith Health Network in Fort Worth. Before entering the healthcare industry, he worked as an information technology analyst for Burlington Resources in Fort Worth, which was later acquired by ConocoPhillips.

Herrick earned his master’s and bachelor’s degrees in business administration from Texas Wesleyan University in Fort Worth. He is also a member of the Healthcare Financial Management Association.