Meet the team
Vicky Barnthouse, MSN
Chief Executive Officer
Vicky Barnthouse, MSN, is the CEO at Val Verde Regional Medical Center (VVRMC). She has nearly 20 years of nursing management experience, including work as a director of obstetrics/women's services, director of critical care and ICU nurse manager for Miami Valley Hospital, an 861-bed nonprofit, teaching, tertiary referral center in Dayton, Ohio. Barnthouse's other experience includes staff nursing and supervisory and management positions of increasing responsibility for Kettering Medical Center in Dayton.
Barnthouse earned her bachelor's degree from the College of Mount Saint Joseph in Cincinnati, Ohio, and a master's degree in nursing from Andrews University in Berrien Springs, Mich.
Lisa Medovich, CPA
Chief Financial Officer
Lisa Medovich is the CFO at VVRMC. She is an experienced leader in corporate finance, with a background of more than 20 years working with complex, multidimensional healthcare organizations, including public accounting where she was a senior manager in the Healthcare Practice at Ernst & Young, LLP. She collaborates with board members and VVRMC management on financial improvement and operational strategies. Medovich came to VVRMC most recently from ValleyCare Health System of Ohio and Forum Health, where her focus as CFO was driving and managing restructuring initiatives, revenue cycle improvements and acquisition due diligence.
Medovich earned her BA in Accounting from Youngstown State University in Youngstown, Ohio. She is a Certified Public Accountant, and is a member of a number of professional organizations, as well as having filled leadership positions on various advisory boards and associations.
Francine Piña, MHA
Vice President of Community Service and Hospitality
Francine Piña is the Vice President of Community Service and Hospitality. She earned a bachelors of business administration in marketing and a masters of healthcare administration from the University of the Incarnate Word in San Antonio, Texas.
Piña has nearly 15 years of experience in advertising, marketing and public relations in industries ranging from financial institutions to health care organizations. Prior to joining VVRMC, Piña was the Assistant Vice President of Product Management for San Antonio Federal Credit Union.
A native of Del Rio, Piña has made improving the quality of health care for the community a priority. She is very active in the community, serving on the Val Verde County United Way Board and the Del Rio Hispanic Chamber of Commerce Board. Piña is a graduate of the inaugural class of Leadership Del Rio, a program sponsored by the Del Rio Chamber of Commerce, which is focused on making a positive difference in the community.
She is married to W. Jonathan and they have a daughter, Vivien Carolina and a son, William Jacobo.Back to top