Sharon Riley has joined the staff of Texas Scottish Rite Hospital for Children as its newly appointed Chief Strategy Officer and Senior Vice President. Riley came from health care consulting at Larson Riley Associates. Before that, she was CEO of UT Southwestern University Hospitals and Vice President for University hospitals, UT Southwestern Medical Center. She arrived at UT Southwestern after five years as COO at Anne Arundel Health System in Annapolis, Maryland.
She is actively involved in the community and has been involved in Board work at both the local and national level. Riley is a member of the International Women’s Foundation and Texas Women’s Ventures and has been active with the American Heart Association where she has served as Chair of the Go Red for Women lunch and been involved in Cotes du Coeur.
With a track record of improving patient care and satisfaction, Riley has developed an expertise in creating collaborative work environments, where a strategic vision can guide teams through the process of generating positive results and organizational excellence.
Riley is looking forward to the opportunities she will have at the hospital, “Texas Scottish Rite Hospital for Children is a wonderful organization with a vital mission. I have known and admired the outstanding care and amazing culture here for many years. I am extremely pleased to join the team and look forward to being a part of the work this great organization is doing on behalf of children.”
“Sharon’s experience and drive make her an absolute asset to the team,” said Robert L. Walker, Scottish Rite Hospital President and CEO. “We’re excited to bring her on board and look forward to the insights she will bring to this organization.”
Riley earned a bachelor’s degree in business administration and a master’s in hospital and health administration from the University of Iowa in Iowa City.
Welcome to Scottish Rite Hospital, Sharon!