Chris C. York, FACHE, MBA, has served as president of Baylor Scott & White Medical Center – Waxahachie since August 2014.
Prior to becoming president of the hospital, York served as chief operating officer of Baylor Regional Medical Center at Grapevine (now Baylor Scott & White Medical Center – Grapevine), where he worked diligently to streamline processes and enhance ancillary services, as well as oversaw significant campus construction efforts.
The experience served him well as York oversaw the completion of construction on the new Baylor Scott & White Health – Waxahachie hospital. Before his role with Baylor Grapevine, York served as vice president of surgical services for Baylor University Medical Center at Dallas.
York holds a Bachelor of Business Administration degree and Master of Business Administration with a focus in healthcare administration from East Tennessee State University.
For the past 22 years, Chris has been immersed in healthcare, both professionally and personally. His wife, Jackie, is a physician specializing in neonatal medicine at Baylor Dallas.
Cindy Murray currently serves as chief operating officer and chief nursing officer at Baylor Scott & White Medical Center – Waxahachie. She is responsible for day-to-day operations as well as her duties as the chief nursing officer, which include being the voice of the patient, advocating for both patients and quality care.
The departments that report to Murray include: acute care services, cardiopulmonary, sleep lab, pain management, laboratory, pharmacy, emergency services, surgical services, radiology, bariatrics, environmental services, and plant operations. Murray has been with Baylor since 2006, but has worked in healthcare for over 15 years, beginning her career in surgical services.
She previously served as interim CNO at the University of Texas Southwestern Hospitals where she held numerous clinical leadership positions. During her tenure she played a key role in improving operational efficiencies.
Murray is a member of the American Organization of Nurse Executives, the Association of periOperative Registered Nurses, Sigma Theta Tau honor society for nursing, American Nurse Association, Texas Nurse Association and Historic Waxahachie. She serves on the Dallas-Fort Worth Hospital Council advisory board. In 2008, Murray was recognized by the Dallas-Fort Worth Hospital Nurse Administrators Forum and Texas Nurses Association Districts Three and Four as one of the Great 100 Nurses.
Murray received her Bachelor of Nursing degree from Texas Woman’s University, as well as a master’s in business administration, and a master’s in healthcare administration. She is a Fellow of the J&J/Wharton Executive Management Program, The Wharton School, at the University of Pennsylvania.
BJ Roberts has more than 25 years of experience serving hospitals and health systems. His background is centered around healthcare finance, but also includes experience in operations, Lean management, quality, compliance and supply chain.
Prior to joining Baylor Scott & White – Waxahachie in April 2018, Roberts served as vice president of Finance at Baptist Health Care Corporation in Pensacola, Florida. In this capacity, he was responsible for all financial reporting, accounts payable, budget, cash management, decision support, tax and supply chain operations. He has also previously worked for other hospitals and health systems.
Roberts holds a Bachelor of Business Administration with a major in accounting from the University of Central Arkansas and an MBA with an emphasis in Healthcare Administration. He is a Certified Public Accountant and a Fellow in the American College of Healthcare Executives.