Stephen, a graduate of Texas Women’s University with a Masters in Healthcare Administration, was named President/CEO of CHRISTUS Health Louisiana in 2010. For more than thirty years, Stephen Wright has held a variety of leadership roles with the Sisters of Charity Health Care System (SCH) and CHRISTUS Health. At SCH, he served as director of managed care for the Sisters of Charity of the Incarnate Word of Houston and then as chief operating officer for St. Michael Health Care Center in Texarkana, Texas. Following the formation of CHRISTUS Health, Wright began his tenure as CEO of CHRISTUS St. Frances Cabrini Hospital in 1999. Shortly thereafter, he was asked to assume additional responsibilities as president and CEO for CHRISTUS Health Central Louisiana, which includes CHRISTUS Coushatta Health Care Center, Natchitoches Regional Medical Center and CHRISTUS St. Joseph’s Home in Monroe, LA. In February 2009 Wright assumed leadership of CHRISTUS Health Northern Louisiana, resulting in enhanced coordination of services among the various entities in Central and Northern Louisiana and both regions’ continued growth. He is actively involved with the Alexandria Business Foundation, the Louisiana Hospital Association, the American Heart Association, and other local and statewide organizations. He and his wife, Mona, have three children.