An Executive Management Team comprised of administrative and clinical leaders provides direction and quality assurance to the organization. UMC's central administration is based in Eagle Pass.
Each main clinic in the UMC system has a Clinic Manager and local management team. The Clinic Manager along with the management team supervises the day-to-day operations of the clinic. Each site has programs that are tailored to meet the special strengths and needs of its community. All Clinic Managers are under the supervision of the Chief Executive Officer (CEO).
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.
Chief Financial Officer
More than 30 years working for United Medical Centers as Fiscal Department Supervisor and Chief Financial Officer. Graduated with a Bachelor of Business Administration with a Major in Accounting from Texas A&I University in May 1986. Graduated with a Master of Business Administration from Sul Ross State University in May 1995. Experience in preparing State Grants and Federal Grants Budgets and Financial Reports. Experience in Accounts Payables, Accounts Receivables, Payroll, General Ledger, and Financial Statements and customize financial reports. Experience in dealing with State, Federal and Independent Auditors. Eagle Pass Evening Lions Club member from 1987 to 1997 and Club President from 1991 to 1992. Eagle Pass Golf Association member from 1997 to the present and Board Member from 1999 to 2003.
Clinic Manager, United Medical Centers #1, Eagle Pass, Texas
Lucia Rosas, BHA, is the Clinic Manager at United Medical Centers #1 located at 2525 N. Veterans Blvd., Eagle Pass, TX. Privileged to be a part of the UMC family since 2006, she has over ten years of healthcare experience with Federally Qualified Community Health Centers. Lucia earned her Bachelor of Healthcare Administration from Texas State University in San Marcos, Texas. Born and raised in Eagle Pass, Lucia enjoys spending time with her family, making arts & crafts, and working out at a local gym.
Chief Billing Director
Alma R Martinez, MBA, is the Chief Billing Director for the tri-county sites of United Medical Centers which are located in Eagle Pass, Del Rio and Brackettville. Privileged to be part of the UMC family since 1991, Alma has over 26 years of management, billing and operations experience with the Federally Qualified Health Center Community. Alma earned her Bachelors in Business Administration with a major in Finance in 1990 from Southwest Texas State University in San Marcos, Texas. She continued towards earning her Masters while working full time. In 1998, Alma earned her Masters in Business Administration from Sul Ross State University. Alma enjoys camping, kickboxing and spending time with her family. Alma has two children Lyanna and Roberto whom are her pride and joy.
Executive Administrative Assistant
Valerie Salinas is the Executive Administrative Assistant at United Medical Centers located at 2525 N. Veterans Blvd., Eagle Pass, TX. Fortunate to be a part of the UMC family since 2013. Ms. Salinas’ ability to collaborate with all members of the organization will be resourceful to achieve UMC’s Mission, Vision and Values. She is committed to earn her Bachelor in Business Administration from Sul Ross University this coming year. Born and raised in Eagle Pass, Valerie enjoys spending time with her family, playing volleyball, and zumba classes.
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