Jade brings with him more than 20 years of healthcare finance and operation leadership experience. Most recently, he served as the System CFO for Optim Healthcare in Savannah, GA. In this role, he was responsible for the financial oversight of two hospitals, one ambulatory surgery center, two imaging centers, seven physical/occupational centers, and 22 physician clinics. Before moving to Georgia, Jade served as CFO at several DFW-area hospitals, including Texas Health Resources (Kaufman), Methodist Hospital for Surgery (Addison), and Tenet/Baylor Scott & White Health (Lake Pointe – Rowlett).
A native Texas, he grew up in Ennis, TX, about 40 miles from here. He graduated from Ennis High School and went on to attend the University of Texas at Arlington (UTA) where he graduated with a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration. Following 13 years in the workforce, he returned to UTA and earned a Master’s degree in Healthcare Administration. After spending some time in Georgia, Jade and his family made the decision to come back home to be closer to family and life-long friends.