PORT ARTHUR, TEXAS – January 16, 2015. The Medical Center of Southeast Texas is pleased to announce that Richard Gonzalez has permanently accepted the position of Chief Executive Officer.
Gonzalez is a veteran in progressive healthcare leadership, with over 25 years of experience. Prior to joining the Medical Center of Southeast Texas, he served as Chief Executive Officer for Southwest General Hospital in San Antonio, Texas and held several executive leadership roles for The Methodist Healthcare System in Houston, Texas.
His formidable ability to lead dates back to 1969 when he enlisted in the United States Marine Corps and was honorably discharged as E-5 Sergeant. He obtained his Bachelors Degree in Business Administration – Finance from Texas A&M University and his MBA from Our Lady of the Lake University.