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Executive Leadership

Xochy Hurtado, FACHE

Xochy Hurtado, FACHE

Chief Executive Officer

Xochy Hurtado, MHA, is the Chief Executive Officer at Val Verde Regional Medical Center. She has over 12 years of progressive leadership/management experience in the healthcare industry. Hurtado brings her knowledge and experience from Methodist Hospital and Methodist Children's Hospital in San Antonio, Texas, where she spent two years as the Vice-president of Operations. Prior to her employment at Methodist, she was the Chief Operations Officer for six years at Mainland Medical Center, a 225-bed hospital in Texas City, Texas, and for two and a half years as the Associate Administrator for the 475-bed Clear Lake Regional Medical Center in Webster, Texas.

Hurtado earned her Bachelor of Science in Biomedical Science from Texas A&M University in College Station, Texas, and her Master of Science with a specialization in Healthcare Administration from Trinity University in San Antonio, Texas.

Hurtado is a fellow in the American College of Healthcare Executives.

Carlos Torres

Carlos Torres

Vice President of Human Resources

Carlos Torres has worked in the human resources arena for more than 25 years in various capacities, including recruitment, employee relations, diversity, compensation and benefits design, strategic management, and employee development. He began his human resources career at Santa Rosa Health Care as a Nurse Recruiter and, during his 17-year career there, ascended to Vice- president of Human Resources. For the past seven years he worked for Broadway Bank as the Human Resources Director. He was in charge of the strategic direction for Broadway Bank's workforce, including talent acquisition, organizational development, succession planning, wellness, and workplace culture and diversity.

A San Antonio native, Torres graduated from Central Catholic High School. He has a Bachelor's degree from St. Edward's University in Austin. He was very active in the San Antonio community, serving as the 2014/2015 Chairman of the American Diabetes Association Leadership Board, as the co-chairman for the 2014 KLRN Wine Festival and as the 2013/2014 Chairman of the My Heart My Life committee for the American Heart Association. In April of 2015 he was inducted as a member of the Rey Feo Consejo Educational Foundation. Among his recognitions, Torres received the 40 Under 40 Award, the Multicultural Leadership Award from the National Diversity Council, and the Irving A. Ratner M.D. Memorial Award from The Patient Institute in 2015.

Torres is an avid runner who completed six, half marathons in 2013. He continues to lace up for various running events throughout Texas.

Mostafa Salama, MD

Mostafa Salama, MD

Chief of Staff

Obstetrics and Gynecology
1801 N. Bedell Ave.
Del Rio, TX 78840
830.768.9200

CNO, Lawrence Hernandez

CNO, Lawrence Hernandez

More information coming soon!

Joe Vasquez, Interim Chief Financial Officer

Mr. Joe Vasquez has 20 years of experience in hospital finance and currently serves as the Assistant CFO/Controller with Stone Oak Hospital in San Antonio. He will serve as Interim CFO until a permanent CFO is found.