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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.

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 RN, MHI, FACHE is the Chief Strategy Officer at Hill Country Memorial. Emily provides leadership for HCM’s strategy to Empower Others. Create Healthy. for generations to come. Her role also includes executive oversight for the hospital’s growth efforts, healthcare integration across the continuum, accountable care organization, and clinical quality. Her experience includes clinical analytics, healthcare operations leadership in ambulatory care, acute and post-acute care, clinical staff education, quality, and direct patient care. In 2016, Emily was recognized by Becker’s Hospital Review as one of the nation’s 50 Rising Stars under 40 in Healthcare Leadership.