Christus Northeast Texas CEO to retire after decades-long career: 6 things to know

J. Lindsey Bradley Jr. will retire as senior vice president of group operations and CEO for Irving, Texas-based Christus Health's Northeast Texas region.

Here are six things to know about Mr. Lindsey.

1. He has more than 50 years of healthcare leadership experience, primarily in northeast Texas.

2. Currently, he leads a region that includes Tyler, Texas-based Christus Trinity Mother Frances Health System, Texarkana, Texas-based Christus St. Michael Health System and Longview, Texas-based Christus Good Shepherd Health System.

3. Throughout his career, he has seen Mother Frances Hospital – Tyler progress into the Christus Trinity Mother Frances Health System, the integrated system formed through the merger of Trinity Mother Frances Health System and Christus Health.

4. One of Mr. Bradley's numerous accomplishments includes solidifying a trusted partnership with physicians and community leaders to establish the region's first cardiac program, according to a news release. He did this with support from the Sisters of the Holy Family of Nazareth and friend and partner Ray Thompson.

5. Mr. Bradley was also involved in the founding of Christus Trinity Mother Frances Health System's critical care air medical transport service, as well as Longview-based Champion EMS.

6. Mr. Bradley's retirement takes effect June 30. His successor has not yet been named.  


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