Baptist Health Leadership Team

Our people are at the heart of our mission to serve our communities. Deeply instilled in each of our leaders is the sincere dedication to bring expert health care through world class innovation and service to our communities. By maintaining close relationships with the people in our communities, our leaders have access to consistent, reliable feedback that helps us strengthen our care processes and improve the health of everyone we serve.
  • Trip Pilgrim, CEO of Baptist Health System.

    Trip Pilgrim

    Chief Executive Officer, Baptist Health System
    Trip Pilgrim serves as chief executive officer of Baptist Health System.
  • Andy Harris

    Andy Harris, MHA, FACHE

    Rural Outreach
    Andy Harris, FACHE, leads our Rural Outreach program. Andy has been with Baptist since 2005. He began as President of Southeast Baptist Hospital, then opened Mission Trail Baptist Hospital as President in 2011.
  • Graham Reeve

    Graham Reeve

    President and Chief Operating Officer, Baptist Health System
    Graham Reeve serves as president and chief ​operating officer of Baptist Health System, leading the system’s five hospitals, 6,200 employees, physician services network, School of Health Professions, and its ambulatory services network​.
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    Michael Bernstein

    Chief Business Development Officer, Baptist Health System
    Michael Bernstein is the Chief Business Development Officer for Baptist Health System. Appointed in December 2015, Michael brings 35 years of ​breadth and depth of strategic health care experience. 
  • Dana Kellis

    Dana Kellis, MD, PhD, MBA

    Regional Chief Medical Officer, Baptist Health System and Chief Medical Officer serving Mission Trail Baptist Hospital
    Dana Kellis, MD, PhD, MBA, joined Tenet Healthcare and Baptist Health System as the Regional Chief Medical Officer in January, 2015. He is the administrative leader of the 3,300-plus members of the BHS Medical Staff.
  • Gary Whittington

    Gary Whittington, CPA

    Chief Financial Officer, Region Services, Baptist Health System
    Gary L. Whittington, CPA, joined Baptist Health System as Chief Financial Officer for regional services in 2008.
  • Sarah Spinharney

    Sarah Spinharney

    Vice President of Human Resources, Baptist Health System
    Sarah Spinharney has been Vice President of Human Resources for Baptist Health System in San Antonio, Texas, since 1997. In that time she has helped pilot the five-hospital system through two transitions of ownership.
  • Tim Lankes

    Tim Lankes, MBA

    Chief Information Officer, Baptist Health System
    Tim Lankes is the Chief Information Officer (CIO) for the greater San Antonio area. He provides Information Services leadership here in the Baptist Health System, as well as for Resolute in New Braunfels.
  • Keith Bruce

    Keith D. Bruce, M.Div., D.Min.

    Vice President, Mission and Ministry, Baptist Health System
    Keith Bruce has led the Mission and Ministry Division in the Baptist Health System since October, 2013. In this role, he oversees Baptist Health System’s covenant to maintain and enhance a Christian faith-based commitment in its mission, values, and ministry.
  • Tommye Austin

    Tommye Austin, MBA, PhD, RN

    Chief Nursing Executive, Baptist Health System
    Tommye Austin, MBA, PhD RN, is the Chief Nursing Executive for Baptist Health System. As CNE, Dr. Austin is responsible for clinical nursing quality for the five Baptist acute-care hospitals.