William Worrell, BSRT(R), MHA
Chief Executive Officer
William Worrell, has served as the Chief Executive Officer at United Medical Centers since January 2016. He has 10+ years in the medical field representing Clinical, Educational, and Managerial experience. William started his career at Mercy Hospital in Springfield, MO as OR Radiologic Technologist and Clinical Instructor. From April 2013 to December 2015 he served as Director of the Ryan White Program at Maverick County Hospital District along with Interim CEO Role February 2014 to April 2014. The Ryan White Program helps those in the community afflicted by HIV/AIDS and educates on how to protect from exposure.
In January 2016, he was hired as the CEO for UMC. During his tenure there has been a strong expansion in quality efforts, expansion of providers, and overall improvement of patient services. Worrell earned his Bachelor of Science in Radiologic Technology and Masters of Healthcare Administration both from Missouri State University in Springfield, MO. Worrell is a member of American College of Healthcare Executives (ACHE), American Society of Radiologic Technologists (ASRT), Rotary Club, Hope-K Trinational Council, and Eagle Pass Business and Economic Development Council. He has lived in Eagle Pass, TX since December 2012.
Mario Pola Jr., is the Grants/Assistant Administrator at United Medical Centers. He has over thirty years of management and grant writing experience in the healthcare industry. As a committed advocate and proponent of the community health center model of care, Pola has worked with United Medical Centers since 1982. Pola has experienced and witnessed the tremendous growth of UMC, growing from a small rural health center serving 13,201 users in Maverick County to a Federally Qualified Health Center providing comprehensive primary care services to nearly 30,000 patients in a three county service area that includes Maverick, Kinney and Val Verde counties.
Pola earned his Bachelor's degree in Government and Economics from the University of Texas at Austin and his Master of Public Administration from Texas State University, with a specialization in city management. Pola is an active member of the Texas Association of Community Health Centers and the National Association of Community Health Centers.