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Cocktails with the Chief, featuring Steven Foster
November 9 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pmFree
You are invited to join us for a casual conversation with Steven Foster. The Zoom Meeting ID and password will be provided upon registration to the event. Networking will be facilitated via small room breakout sessions for the last 30 mins of this event.
Steven Foster is the South Houston Market President for St. Luke’s Health. In this role, Foster manages three of twelve hospitals with the Texas Division within CommonSpirit Health which includes Patients Medical Center in Pasadena, Sugar Land Hospital, and Brazosport in Lake Jackson. Common Spirit Health. Formally known as Catholic Health Initiatives (CHI) is the largest not-for-profit faith-based system in the US.
Born in Mexico City but raised in Texas, Foster has more than 20 years of progressive hospital administration experience in California, Oklahoma, and Texas as well as internationally in Costa Rica and Mexico. His expertise ranges from for-profit hospitals to large, U.S. News and World Report Ranked #1 Academic Medical Centers.
Steven earned a Master’s degree in Business Administration (MBA) and a Master’s of Healthcare Administration (MHA) from the University of Houston, Clear Lake. He also holds a Bachelor of Science degree from Sam Houston State University and is board certified as a Fellow with the American College of Healthcare Executives. He is credited for creating productive relationships with members of the medical staff, employees, and Board members in each organization he works at. He has managed complex hospital operations and physician practices with over 50 physicians. His collaborative management style and focus on accountability at all levels produce positive results in patient safety, and employee and physician satisfaction.
Steven received the distinguished 2021 National Association of Latino Healthcare Executives (NALHE) leadership award for his career achievements. He is the founder and Houston chapter President of NALHE (2020-2022). Foster is married to his wife, Florencia, and has three children named Marisol, Sebastian, and Lucas.