Senior Vice President and Chief Information Officer, Ascension; President and CEO, Ascension Technologies

In addition to his leadership role at Ascension, Gerry leads the organization’s information technology subsidiary, Ascension Technologies. At Ascension Technologies, he works with the leadership team and business partners to deliver technology solutions in more affordable ways. He also chairs the Ascension Technologies Executive Council and is a member of the Ascension Leadership Community Council.

Prior to his current position, Gerry served as Vice President of IT Strategy and Business Development, leading efforts focused on aligning and deploying IT strategies designed to transform and drive clinical and business initiatives. Earlier in his Ascension career, Gerry served as Regional Chief Information Officer for the former West region, and as Chief Information Officer for the Seton Healthcare Family in Austin, Texas. He also has held various leadership roles at Dell Inc. and Compaq Computer Corp., and served as an analyst with the Central Intelligence Agency.

Gerry earned a master’s degree in business administration from Sam Houston State University in Huntsville, Texas, and a bachelor’s degree from The University of Texas at Austin. He has also completed the Ascension Executive Management Formation program.