CYPRESS, TEXAS (October 05, 2015)

Kyle Stanzel has been appointed Vice President of Operations at Memorial Hermann Cypress Hospital. In this role, Stanzel will assist with the management of ongoing campus construction, including an 80-bed hospital and 45,000-square-foot Convenient Care Center and medical plaza. Additionally, he will share responsibility for financial performance, compliance with regulatory agencies, patient satisfaction and employee engagement, as well as working closely with medical staff and hospital personnel to ensure the hospital sustains Memorial Hermann’s long standing reputation for high-quality and safe care.

“Kyle knows our organization inside and out, and brings a broad base of experience, from system services to clinical operations,” said Scott Barbe, CEO of Memorial Hermann Cypress. “He will be a great addition to our team.”

A longtime employee of Memorial Hermann, Stanzel has worked his way up through the organization. Most recently, Stanzel served as Assistant Vice President and Chief of Staff for President and CEO Dan Wolterman. During his tenure, he provided oversight and guidance on critical projects and key system initiatives, including the due diligence, acquisition, and integration of Houston Orthopedic & Spine Hospital into the Memorial Hermann system.

Stanzel also worked for several years at Memorial Hermann Southwest Hospital, starting as Director of Business Unit Marketing before being promoted to Director of Operations and Service Line Administrator. In that role, he drove strategy, operational improvements, and business development for a number of departments, including day surgery, inpatient surgery, wound care, pre-admit and endoscopy. Stanzel also is credited for developing a culture of collaboration between physicians and hospital administration.

Stanzel earned his undergraduate degree in Industrial Engineering from Texas A&M University, and his Master of Business Administration from The Fuqua School of Business at Duke University. He currently serves on the St. John Vianney Catholic Church Leadership Council and is an active member of American College of Healthcare Executives.

A native of South East Texas, Stanzel and his wife currently live in the Memorial area. Besides short stents living in Australia and North Carolina, Stanzel has been in and around the Greater Houston Area with his extended family for most of his life.

“I look forward to joining Memorial Hermann Cypress and serving such a strong and vibrant community,” said Stanzel.