Tom Jackson

Tom Jackson

Chief Executive Officer

St. David’s North Austin Medical Center

Tom Jackson joined St. David’s North Austin Medical Center as chief executive officer in 2017. He has more than 30 years of experience in the healthcare field.

Previously, Jackson served as chief executive officer of Tomball Regional Medical Center, as well as College Station Medical Center. He has served in other leadership positions, as well, including deputy executive director of MHMRA of Harris County (now known as The Harris Center for Mental Health and IDD), and chief operations officer of Twelve Oaks Hospital-AMI in Houston, TX.

Jackson earned his master’s degree in healthcare administration from Trinity University in San Antonio, and bachelor’s degrees in accounting and data processing quantitative analysis from the University of Arkansas. He is a fellow of the American College of Healthcare Executives.

Jon Baker

Jon Baker

Chief Financial Officer

St. David’s North Austin Medical Center

Jon Baker was named chief financial officer (CFO) of St. David’s North Austin Medical Center in January 2023. Prior to joining St. David’s North Austin Medical Center, Baker served as CFO at St. David’s South Austin Medical Center from 2018 to 2022.

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.

Peter DeYoung, MD

Peter DeYoung, M.D.

Chief Medical Officer

St. David’s North Austin Medical Center

Peter DeYoung, M.D., was named chief medical officer of St. David’s North Austin Medical Center in June 2023.

Before joining St. David’s North Austin Medical Center, Dr. DeYoung served as chief medical officer of Methodist Hospital Stone Oak, a 242-bed acute care hospital with a 42-bed acute care rehabilitation facility in San Antonio. In this role, he oversaw clinical quality and outcomes, and he helped to improve the hospital's clinical performance. Dr. DeYoung also served as medical director of the neonatal intensive care unit (NICU) and led the NICU through the state designation process.

Prior to his roles at Methodist Hospital Stone Oak, Dr. DeYoung was the chief medical officer at Methodist Children’s Hospital in San Antonio, where he oversaw key hospital service lines, including women’s care, neonatology, pediatric cardiology, and the Sarah Cannon Pediatric Transplant and Cellular Therapy Program. Over the span of a decade, Dr. DeYoung served in numerous roles at the hospital, including chief of staff, director of neonatal outreach, director of neonatal transport and department of medicine chair.

Dr. DeYoung holds a Doctor of Medicine from Wayne State University in Detroit, Michigan, and he is board-certified in pediatrics and neonatal-perinatal medicine. He completed his residency in pediatrics at Grand Rapids Medical Education and Research Center in Michigan, and he earned a fellowship of neonatal-perinatal medicine at the University of Wisconsin in Madison.

Becky Barnes

Chief Operating Officer

St. David’s North Austin Medical Center

Becky Barnes joined St. David’s North Austin Medical Center as chief operating officer in May 2018. In this role, Barnes oversees the day-to-day operations of the hospital and leads a variety of programs and service lines including heart and vascular, neurology, OR, rehab services, engineering, construction, respiratory therapy, imaging, pharmacy and lab.

Barnes has 22 years of healthcare experience. She previously served as chief operating officer at Rapides Regional Medical Center—a 328-bed tertiary/quaternary hospital in Alexandria, Louisiana. Prior to her role there, she served for three years as chief operating officer of The Regional Medical Center of Acadiana in Lafayette, Louisiana, and for five years as vice president of operations at Rapides Regional Medical Center. Barnes began her career in healthcare serving in a number of clinical roles, including respiratory therapist, echocardiography technician, and echocardiography supervisor.

Barnes earned her bachelor of science degree in cardiopulmonary science from Louisiana State University Health Science Center in Shreveport, Louisiana, and she went on to earn her master of business administration degree from the University of Louisiana at Lafayette.


Howard Garner – Vice President of Operations

AJ Stephens – Assistant Chief Nursing Officer