Methodist Healthcare Ministries of South Texas, Inc. welcomes new Vice President of Strategic Planning and Growth

(San Antonio) – Methodist Healthcare Ministries of South Texas, Inc. is proud to announce the addition of DeAnna Bokinsky as the new vice president for strategic planning and growth. Bokinsky joins Methodist Healthcare Ministries after spending more than 25 years of her career successfully leading other organizations toward excellence. She officially started with the organization on February 18, 2019.

At Methodist Healthcare Ministries, Bokinsky will leverage her experience and background in healthcare management, business, performance improvement and network development — including provider recruitment and retention, to enable Methodist Healthcare Ministries in further developing effective strategy to guide the organization into the next decade.

Jaime Wesolowski, president and CEO of Methodist Healthcare Ministries, stated “we are thrilled to have her on our team. She brings a wealth of knowledge and experience to our organization, which will undoubtedly enhance the work we do for the least served in our communities. Her expertise in strategic planning will provide each one of us with the support we need to continue impacting the lives of those we serve.”

Before joining Methodist Healthcare Ministries, Bokinsky served as president and CEO of Vision Point Partners, in Dallas-Fort Worth. Bokinsky was also a founding partner of Surge Advisors, LLC, in Dallas-Fort Worth. She served as vice president of Strategic Planning and chief of staff to the CEO at Parkland Health & Hospital System in Dallas. Before Parkland, she worked at Children’s Medical Center, as their director of Planning & Health Care Economics, also in Dallas. Before that, DeAnna was director of Planning and Business Development at University of Missouri Health Care, in Columbia, Missouri, for 16 years. DeAnna is a Fellow of the American College of Healthcare Executives. She also serves on the National Board of Examiners for Malcolm Baldridge and is a certified executive coach.

Bokinsky earned her bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from Lincoln University, and her master’s degree in Health Administration, from the University of Missouri-Columbia.

"I'm extremely excited to be part of an organization that is dedicated to improving the health of the least served in our community," said DeAnna Bokinsky. "It's an honor to be here and to be able to impact lives."


About Methodist Healthcare Ministries of South Texas, Inc.

Methodist Healthcare Ministries of South Texas, Inc. is a private, faith-based not-for-profit organization dedicated to creating access to health care for the uninsured through direct services, community partnerships and strategic grant-making in 74 counties across South Texas. Guided by its mission of "Serving Humanity to Honor God," Methodist Healthcare Ministries’ vision is to be the leader for improving wellness of the least served. The mission also includes Methodist Healthcare Ministries' one-half ownership of the Methodist Healthcare System, the largest healthcare system in South Texas, which creates a unique avenue to ensure that it continues to be a benefit to the community by providing quality care to all and charitable care when needed. For more information, visit​