Board of Directors
CFHP was established in 1995, by the University Health System, specifically to begin providing health care coverage to the citizens of Bexar and the surrounding seven counties. As the only locally owned and managed, non-profit health plan in the area, our commitment to our members is to provide great health care benefits backed by outstanding service, delivered by people who live right here in South Texas.
Bryan Bayles, Ph.D., MPH
As curator of Anthropology and Health, Dr. Bayles oversees the Witte Museum’s pioneering H-E-B Body Adventure powered by University Health System. As a Medical Anthropologist engaged in active field research throughout South Texas and Mesoamerica, Dr. Bayles provides expertise in the design, implementation, and evaluation of culturally competent community health programs. A member of the Mayor’s Fitness Council and UTHSCSA Department of Family & Community Medicine, Dr. Bayles works closely with an ever-widening range of community partners to ensure that the Witte Museum’s H-E-B Body Adventure continues to be at the forefront of a new national model for the empowerment of families in healthy living and lifelong learning.
Dr. Dianna Burns-Banks
Dr. Burns-Banks is a board certified pediatrician with over 20 years of experience in primary care. She is the owner and one of the founders of South Texas Center for Pediatric Care. She completed her medical school, internship and pediatric residency at University of Louisville, Louisville, Kentucky. She earned a Masters in Healthcare Administration from Trinity University, San Antonio, Texas. She is a community activist and a patient advocate. She has been honored by the San Antonio Business Journal as a Healthcare Hero and was inducted into the San Antonio Women’s Hall of Fame in 2006. She continues to be passionate about educating the parents of her patients in the office and advocating for accessibility for quality care for both physical and mental healthcare services for all the children of our community.
George B. Hernández, Jr.
George B. Hernández, Jr., JD, is the President/Chief Executive Officer of the Bexar County Hospital District, a countywide hospital district doing business as University Health System. The Health System serves as the principal partner of the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio and helps train over 2500 health care professionals annually.
University Health System is the first and only health system in San Antonio and South Texas to earn Magnet status from the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC). As one of the Most Wired Hospitals and Health Systems in the nation, University Health System ranks in the top one percent of U.S. health organizations for achieving a high level of information technology integration. Most recently, University Hospital was named the best hospital in metropolitan San Antonio by U.S. News & World Report among 52 metropolitan areas across the country.
Hernandez was the recipient of the Texas Council of Community MHMR Centers 2009 Frank M. Adams Award for Outstanding Volunteer Service; and the 2010 Top 25 Minority Healthcare Executives Award by Modern Healthcare Magazine. He serves as a member of the Executive Committee of the National Association of Public Hospitals and the Executive Committee of the Texas Hospital Association. Hernández is a native of San Antonio. He earned a bachelor’s degree from St. Mary’s University and law degree from George Washington University in Washington, D.C. He is married to Adel Hernandez; they have three children and a grandson.
Christopher Reed Hurley
Reed Hurley is the Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of the University Health System. Mr. Hurley holds a Master’s of Accounting degree from Nova Southeastern University in South Florida and a Bachelor of Science degree from University of Houston.
He is a Certified Public Account and has more than 25 years of leadership experience in healthcare.
He moved to San Antonio in 2008 and has been with University Health System since March of 2014. As the Executive Vice President/Chief Financial Officer, he is directly responsible for the fiscal affairs of the $1.8 Billion governmental Health System.