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.
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Matthew Stone

Group CEO, Baptist Health System and Texas Tenet Group

Matthew Stone has an extensive history with Baptist Health System, dating back almost 15 years. Most recently, in 2017, he became the North Texas Group CEO and President at Baptist Medical Center.

From 2015 to 2017, Matthew served as the President at Northeast Baptist Hospital. Before he joined Northeast, from 2011 to 2015, Matthew served as Valley Baptist Health System’s Chief Operating Officer. During that time, he saw a steep overall net revenue growth, surgical growth, improved HCAHPS Inpatient percentile score, reduced readmissions, and established the first Bariatric program.

Prior to his time at Valley Baptist in Harlingen, TX, Matthew served as CFO at Northeast Baptist Hospital. After 4 years as CFO, he was promoted to President of the hospital in 2007. As CFO at Northeast Baptist Hospital, he oversaw the construction of an $85M expansion, increasing operational beds by 104. During the next 4 years as President, Matthew reduced employee turnover rates and developed a comprehensive employed hospitalist program.

Matthew received his BBA from the University of Texas at San Antonio.