2014: Dan Wolterman joined Memorial Hermann Healthcare System in 1999 and was named President and CEO in 2002. Before joining Memorial Hermann, he was Senior Vice President of the Sisters of Charity of the Incarnate Word Health Care System. Mr. Wolterman earned a B.S. degree in Business Administration in 1979 and a M.B.A. in Finance in 1980 from the University of Cincinnati and a Masters Degree in Healthcare Administration from Xavier University in 1982. He has over 30 years experience in the healthcare industry and a long history of community involvement. Mr. Wolterman has served as chairman of numerous organizations, including: the Greater Houston Partnership, Texas Hospital Association Board of Directors and Voluntary Hospitals of America – Texas Board of Directors and the 2011 National Senior Games. Presently, he serves as chairman of the American Heart Association, Houston Region. He also serves on the Joint Commission’s Center for Transforming Healthcare Leadership Advisory Council and he continues to serve on the Greater Houston Partnership Board of Directors and Voluntary Hospitals of America.
In addition to his role as President and CEO of Memorial Hermann and serving on numerous city, state and national boards and committees, Mr. Wolterman is also an Adjunct Professor at The University of Texas School of Public Health and serves on the University of Houston – Clear Lake Healthcare Administration Program Advisory Council. He is a Fellow of the American College of Healthcare Executives.
Mr. Wolterman has received numerous recognitions. Those received most recently include: Texas Hospital Association’s 2012 Earl M. Collier Award; AHA Grassroots Champion Award – American Hospital Association and the Texas Hospital Association, presented in Washington, D.C.; Health Access Texas Public Health Award, for a leader who has a strong belief in prevention and better access to healthcare; the InterFaith Care Partners Sustaining Presence Award, for activities that constitute an exemplary contribution to the creation of caring communities; Xavier University Distinguished Alumni Award and a recipient of Community Partner’s Father of the Year Award. In addition, he was named one of the 100 Most Influential People in Healthcare by Modern Healthcare magazine every year since 2007, with his most recent ranking being listed at number fifteen.
Mr. Wolterman is married to Lori Genitempo Wolterman and they have three children: Daniel, Savannah and Linleigh.