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Executive Team



Jayne Pope, CEO Jayne Pope, MBA, RN, FACHE has served as the Chief Executive Officer for Hill Country Memorial since 2013. Prior to accepting the CEO position, Jayne served as Chief Nursing Officer, overseeing all nursing activities including inpatient and outreach areas.

Formerly, Jayne served as CEO of Clinic Systems at a large network of clinics in Central Texas. While at St. David’s Georgetown Hospital, Jayne served as Chief Nursing Officer and Assistant Vice President of Nursing.

As CEO she has implemented initiatives to improve staff ownership of key initiatives, resulting in empowered teams, improved patient outcomes and leadership development. A visionary and strategic leader, Jayne served in several major initiatives that led to full Joint Commission accreditation, Texas Nurse Friendly status and Chest Pain Center accreditation.

Mark Jones, CFO Mark Jones has served as the Chief Financial Officer for Hill Country Memorial since 2009. He oversees accounting, financial reporting, decision support, marketing, the Marble Falls Ambulatory Surgical Center, the Thrift Shop, and physician services.

Prior to joining HCM, Mark spent 25 years as a financial leader in a variety of industries. At HCM he has the opportunity to use business skills learned from many mentors to impact the health and wellbeing of the community.

John Mason John Mason, MBA has served as Chief Information Officer for Hill Country Memorial since 2015. He oversees information technology infrastructure and initiatives including meaningful use objectives as they relate to technology, electronic medical records, network administration and computerized workflows.

He began his career as a U.S. Army Captain and Communications Officer. Since 1996 he has worked in various roles for healthcare and consulting companies and was the CIO of a large, for-profit healthcare system. He earned a B.S. in Business and an MBA in 1996.

Mason also founded and serves as president of the non-profit Path of Hope Foundation, Inc. that helps girls in poverty-stricken areas of Central America by providing educational scholarships. He continues to lead semiannual group trips to Honduras for this endeavor.

James Partin, CMO James Partin,MD, MHCM has served Hill Country Memorial as Chief Medical Officer since 2011 and has been a member of the HCM medical staff for 15 years. He leads and oversees the medical staff efforts around quality, planning and staff development, and he serves as the communication liaison with hospital administration.

Dr. Partin has been involved in primary care medicine for more 30 years in private practice. He holds a Master’s of Science degree in Healthcare Management from the Harvard School of Public Health.

Maureen Polivka, CNO Maureen Polivka, RN, BSN, JD has served Hill Country Memorial as Chief Nursing Officer since 2013. Prior to serving as CNO, she served HCM as Patient Safety Director from 2012-2013. As the nursing leader, Maureen strives to build and strengthen a professional, collaborative and patient-focused practice environment.

She has 30 years of healthcare experience, with more than 15 years in health care leadership. Maureen develops future leaders in nursing by fostering autonomy, empowerment and accountability in front line nurses.

Mike Reno, COO Mike Reno, MSHA has served Hill Country Memorial as the Chief Operating Officer since 2013. He served as Vice President and Senior Executive at St. Luke’s Health System in Boise, Idaho, and oversaw operations for seven non-profit, rural hospitals. Previously, he worked with RWD Technologies and St. Luke’s Episcopal Healthcare System in Houston. He served in the U.S. Army for five years as a Medical Logistics Sergeant. He holds a Master’s of Science in Healthcare Administration from Houston Baptist University.

Emily Padula Emily Padula MHI, BSN, RN, Chief Strategy Officer has served at Hill Country Memorial since 2011. Her responsibilities include stewarding HCM’s vision of a healthy community; overseeing hospice, home care and outpatient rehabilitation programs; and leading transformation across the care continuum.

She has directed clinical analytics for a large regional health information exchange, overseen quality and operations in a federally qualified health center and served as a nurse for 14 years.