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Hendrick Medical Center Brownwood Leadership

Krista Baty, BSN, MHA, RNKrista Baty, BSN, MHA, RN

Chief Administrative Officer and Chief Nursing Officer
Ms. Baty graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Nursing from the University of Mary Hardin-Baylor in 1992. She later earned a Master of Healthcare Administration from the University of Texas at Arlington in 2006. She has 28 years of nursing experience which include leadership roles in Surgery, Medical/Surgical, and ICU. She joined Hendrick in July 2020 as an Assistant CNO with recent CNO experience at Cedar Park Regional Medical Center, Scott & White Medical Center Round Rock and Texas Health Presbyterian in Kaufman, Texas.

Erich Wallschlaeger, FACHE

Chief Financial Officer
Mr. Wallschlaeger earned bachelors’ degrees in accounting and in finance from the University of Colorado in 1994. He joined Hendrick Health with nearly three decades of financial experience, spending the last 11 years as chief financial officer for Cedar Park Regional Medical Center in Cedar Park, Texas. Prior to his role at Cedar Park, he worked in multiple hospitals across Texas, Arizona and New Mexico in administrative CFO capacities.

Jessica Connell, MSN, RN
Jessica Connell, MSN, RN
Assistant Chief
Nursing Officer

Kirk Canada
Jory Lee, BA, RT, (R), (CT)
Assistant Chief
Operating Officer