President and CEO
Patti is credited with turning the organization into one of the most successful organ recovery organizations in the country. | Full bio.
Bradley L. Adams
Executive Vice President, Chief Administrative Officer and General Counsel
Brad oversees the organization’s legal and financial affairs and serves as the agency’s corporate compliance officer. | Full bio.
Chief Operating Officer
Sandi provides strategic leadership and vision to the day-to-day operations of Southwest Transplant Alliance. | Full bio.
Jo Ann Arias
Vice President of Human Resources
Jo Ann is responsible for workforce and performance management, employee relations and retention, and benefits and compensation. | Full bio.
Director of Finance
Kevin oversees the finance department including budgeting, payroll and financial reporting. | Full Bio.
Faith Borunda, Senior Director of Regional Operations
Faith oversees the day-to-day operations of STA’s regional teams including clinical, tissue recovery, family and hospital services. | Full Bio
Director of Training, Education and Development
Roger designs, implements and evaluates the organization’s learning programs. | Full Bio
Doug Butler, Vice President of Clinical Operations
Doug is responsible for all clinical operations, including organ and tissue recovery services, family services, hospital services, and the donor services center. | Full Bio
Director of Transplant Center Development
Yvette provides ongoing support, consultation and education to the hospital transplant center that are STA’s partners. | Full bio.
Director of Clinical Services, Central
Reid oversees organ recovery operations in STA’s Dallas service area. | Full bio
Director of Regional Donation Services
Wil creates and implements educational programs to increase organ and tissue donation at hospitals throughout Texas . | Full bio.
Vice President of Marketing Communications and Foundation Relations
Kirsten provides strategic direction and leadership to the organization’s community engagement activities, marketing and communications functions and the newly-formed Outlive Yourself Foundation. | Full bio.
Director of Quality Services
Jas is responsible for developing and evaluating STA’s quality systems. | Full bio
Director of Laboratory Services
Jennifer oversee the operations for STA’s new in-house clinical laboratory.
Director of Family Care
Toni leads a dedicated team that provides support and guidance to donor families. | Full bio
Dr. Jeffrey C. Reese
Medical Director and Procurement Surgeon
Jeffrey Reese, M.D. is the medical director and the first full-time procurement surgeon at STA. | Full bio.
Director of Tissue Recovery Services
Larry oversees the development of tissue operations and for cultivating relationships with tissue partners in STA’s donor service area. |Full bio
Director of Information Technology
Vicki oversees every aspect of the organization’s core communication and data information systems. | Full bio
Vice President of Innovation and Operational Excellence
Chad oversees innovation and continuous improvement initiatives at STA. | Full bio.
Director of Hospital Services
Keith Whitlock leads a highly-skilled team of hospital development professionals and supports donation awareness and education throughout Dallas-area acute care hospitals. | Full bio