Board Members

Maximizing utilization of state and federal resources to ensure a dependable source of revenue for growth and development

Board Members

The mission of University Hospitals Authority and Trust is to be a catalyst for medical excellence, to support medical education and clinical research and to assure the best care available to all Oklahoma citizens. The mission is accomplished in part by maintaining a central alliance with the University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center and through the Joint Operating Agreement between University Hospitals Trust and OU Medical Systems by maximizing utilization of state and federal resources to ensure a dependable source of revenue for growth and development.

G. Rainey Williams, Jr.

Chairman

G. Rainey Williams, Jr. joined the board in 2018, appointed by Governor Mary Fallin.

He is president of Marco Capital Group, A Limited Partnership, a privately owned investment partnership operating in Texas, Oklahoma and the Southwestern United States., and Kestrel Investments, Inc., an entity under the common control of Williams and Marco. Marco has been an active private investor over the last 25+ years, investing well in excess of $25 million in a broad number of private equity, real estate and other alternative investments.

Jim Everest

Vice-Chairman

Jim Everest joined the board of the University Hospitals Authority and Trust in 2005, appointed by state House of Representatives.  He was elected Vice Chairman in January 2007.

Everest is a partner of Everest Brothers and White Tail Farm, as well as President of the Jean I. Everest Foundation.

Anthony Francis “Chip” Keating, III

Secretary

Anthony Francis “Chip” Keating III, was appointed to the UHAT board in 2018 by the Oklahoma Senate.

He has been a principal with Rock Creek Capital, a real estate and oil and gas investment company, since March 2010.  He is also a General Partner of Energy 11, L.P., a public, non-traded upstream oil and gas partnership.

Jason R. Sanders, MD, MBA

Member

Jason R. Sanders, MD, MBA, became a board member with the University Hospital Authority and Trust in June of 2015 after being named Interim Senior Vice President and Provost of the University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center.

Becky Pasternik-Ikard

Member

Becky Pasternik-Ikard joined the board of the University Hospitals Authority and Trust in October 2016 following her appointment as Chief Executive Officer of the Oklahoma Health Care Authority.

Pasternik-Ikard has been with the agency for 20 years. Previously, Pasternik-Ikard served the agency as a member of the executive leadership team as the State Medicaid Director.

Dean Gandy

Non-Voting Member

Dean Gandy serves as Chief Executive Officer of the University Hospitals Authority and Trust, a position he has held since his appointment to the post in 1998.

During his tenure as Chief Executive Officer, the University Hospitals Authority and Trust has undertaken and completed important educational enhancements, key research and health care advancements and critical capital improvement projects at the University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center.

G. Rainey Williams, Jr.

Chairman

G. Rainey Williams, Jr. joined the board in 2018, appointed by Governor Mary Fallin.

He is president of Marco Capital Group, A Limited Partnership, a privately owned investment partnership operating in Texas, Oklahoma and the Southwestern United States., and Kestrel Investments, Inc., an entity under the common control of Williams and Marco.

Jim Everest

Vice-Chairman

Jim Everest joined the board of the University Hospitals Authority and Trust in 2005, appointed by state House of Representatives.  He was elected Vice Chairman in January 2007.

Everest is a partner of Everest Brothers and White Tail Farm, as well as President of the Jean I. Everest Foundation.

Anthony Francis “Chip” Keating, III

Secretary

Anthony Francis “Chip” Keating III, was appointed to the UHAT board in 2018 by the Oklahoma Senate.

He has been a principal with Rock Creek Capital, a real estate and oil and gas investment company, since March 2010.  He is also a General Partner of Energy 11, L.P., a public, non-traded upstream oil and gas partnership.

Jason R. Sanders, MD, MBA

Member

Jason R. Sanders, MD, MBA, became a board member with the University Hospital Authority and Trust in June of 2015 after being named Interim Senior Vice President and Provost of the University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center.

Becky Pasternik-Ikard

Member

Becky Pasternik-Ikard joined the board of the University Hospitals Authority and Trust in October 2016 following her appointment as Chief Executive Officer of the Oklahoma Health Care Authority.

Pasternik-Ikard has been with the agency for 20 years. Previously, Pasternik-Ikard served the agency as a member of the executive leadership team as the State Medicaid Director.

Dean Gandy

Non-Voting Member

Dean Gandy serves as Chief Executive Officer of the University Hospitals Authority and Trust, a position he has held since his appointment to the post in 1998.

During his tenure as Chief Executive Officer, the University Hospitals Authority and Trust has undertaken and completed important educational enhancements, key research and health care advancements and critical capital improvement projects at the University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center.

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