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Houston Methodist. Leading Medicine

July 17 2012

Purvi Ruiz
Phone: 281-737-2512

Methodist Willowbrook Hospital Names Keith Barber as New CFO

(Houston, TX) — Methodist Willowbrook Hospital has named Keith Barber as its new Chief Financial Officer (CFO) and Vice President.

Mr. Barber has over 20 years of healthcare leadership experience in non-profit and for-profit systems, serving for the last 12 years in executive positions in the northwest Houston community. He joined Methodist Willowbrook Hospital in June 2012, bringing with him a strong track record of leadership in hospital financial operations and strategic development.

Mr. Barber received his Master´s of Healthcare Administration from Trinity University in San Antonio, Texas, and his undergraduate degree, Bachelor of Business Administration with a concentration in Accounting, from Southwestern University in Georgetown, Texas. Mr. Barber has lived in the northwest Houston community for 12 years and is a member of the Woodlands United Methodist Church and a Board member of the Tomball Chamber of Commerce.

"I am delighted and honored to serve as CFO of Methodist Willowbrook Hospital, one of the most respected institutions in the northwest Houston community," says Mr. Barber. "As a long–time resident of this area, I´m very familiar with the hospital´s commitment to providing high-quality, cost–effective health care in a spiritual environment, and I look forward to working with the Methodist Willowbrook team on advancing that mission."

"We are thrilled to welcome Mr. Barber to our executive team," says Methodist Willowbrook Hospital CEO Beryl Ramsey. "He brings to the CFO position not only a wealth of experience in healthcare leadership, but also a strong alignment with our system´s values of integrity, compassion, accountability, respect and excellence."

About Methodist Willowbrook Hospital
Methodist Willowbrook Hospital is a not-for-profit, faith–based hospital, which is part of The Methodist Hospital System. It has expanded its campus in Northwest Houston to serve the area in a more comprehensive way.

Methodist Willowbrook Hospital has received its chest pain and stroke accreditations, performs complex surgeries such as neurosurgery and open heart, and focuses on women and children in its new Women´s & Children´s Pavilion. Utilizing the latest research and state–of–the–art technology, Methodist Orthopedics & Sports Medicine at Willowbrook has become the leader in orthopedic care in northwest Houston.

For more information on the comprehensive services available on the Methodist Willowbrook campus, please visit www.methodistwillowbrook.com. For a physician referral, call (281) 737-2500.