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The Hospitals of Providence Announce CEO Appointments

Analysis  |  By Melanie Blackman  
   June 29, 2022

The El Paso health system announced new CEOs for the Sierra Campus and Memorial Campus.

The Hospitals of Providence, a regional health system in El Paso, Texas, which operates under Tenet Healthcare, recently announced two key leadership promotions for two of its campuses in the city.

The promotions, the health system said, are part of its strategy to expand access to care through east, west, and central El Paso to southern New Mexico and west Texas.

Erik Cazares, who recently served as COO for the East Campus and served as Group COO for The Hospitals of Providence, has been promoted to serve as CEO of the Sierra Campus.

Cazares, who joined the health system in 2001, has over two decades of experience in healthcare and has served in numerous leadership roles, including serving as CNO for the Sierra Campus from 2015 to 2018.

As COO and Group COO, he led the implementation of multiple new service lines at East Campus, as well as expansion projects, including the acquisition and opening of the health system's Edgemere Emergency Room, on Edgemere Boulevard.

Rob Anderson, who recently served as CEO for the Sierra Campus, was promoted to serve as CEO for the Memorial Campus and Providence Children's Hospital.

Anderson joined the health system in 2011, and has served in multiple leadership roles, including Administrator for Providence Children's Hospital and market chief strategy officer for the network. He also served as

When he served as CEO of the Sierra Campus, he was a key in building high acute service lines in cardiac, neurosciences, and orthopedics at the campus. He also developed El Paso's first structural heart program, as well as led growth efforts including the acquisition and development of Specialty Campus.

Additional leadership changes include, Nicholas Tejeda, who serves as Group CEO for The Hospitals of Providence, will also serve as CEO for the Providence Transmountain campus.  The health system also noted that Tasha Hopper, who serves as CEO for the East Campus, will stay in that role.

Melanie Blackman is a contributing editor for strategy, marketing, and human resources at HealthLeaders, an HCPro brand.

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