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Jim Beck Brown

Chief executive officer

Previous to his appointment as chief executive officer (CEO) of HCA Houston Healthcare North Cypress, Jim Beck Brown was chief development officer (CDO) at HCA Healthcare’s Gulf Coast Division.

Brown joined HCA Healthcare in 2017. Before coming to HCA Healthcare, Brown was senior vice president/CEO of ambulatory services for Memorial Hermann Health System. Brown has also served as the orthopedic service line executive for Memorial Hermann Health System and CEO of Memorial Hermann Sugar Land Hospital. His career began at Christus St. Joseph’s Health System in Paris, Texas as an administrative resident, eventually rising to the rank of vice president. He later served as chief operating officer (COO) at Lea Regional Medical Center in Hobbs, New Mexico, and COO at Doctors Hospital of Dallas.

Brown earned his bachelor’s degree in marketing at Texas A&M University and a master’s degree in healthcare administration from Trinity University. Brown is currently a fellow in the American College of Healthcare Executives and serves as an advisory board member of the Trinity University Healthcare Administration Program.

Jin Kim

Chief medical officer

Jin Kim, MD, was appointed as chief medical officer (CMO) of HCA Houston Healthcare North Cypress in 2020. With Dr. Kim's leadership, HCA Houston North Cypress focuses on ensuring high-quality, patient-centered care through clinical and quality initiatives that support the provision of consistent clinical performance and practice standards across the hospital.

Joining HCA Healthcare in 2020, Dr. Kim previously served as CMO at Memorial Hermann Sugar Land for two years and served in various roles including chief of staff, emergency medicine medical director and trauma medical director. In his previous roles, he proved to be passionate about patient outcomes and was instrumental in monitoring and implementing quality improvement strategies, directing activities for clinical performance and innovation.

Dr. Kim earned a bachelor's of science in electrical engineering from The University of Texas and attended medical school at The University of Texas Medical Branch. He completed his emergency medicine residency at the University of Cincinnati Medical Center and is board-certified by the American Board of Emergency Medicine.

Alex Brock

Chief operating officer

Alexandra Brock was appointed as Chief Operating Officer (COO) at HCA Houston Healthcare North Cypress in June 2021. She supports the facility’s Cardiovascular and Oncology service lines and associated departments, the hospital-based Imaging Department and multiple associated outpatient sites, and the Emergency Department and multiple free-standing emergency sites. She is also intimately involved in the hospital’s strategic planning, capital planning and physician relations.

Brock previously served as the hospital's Vice President of Operations. She has also served as HCA’s Gulf Coast Division vice president of cardiovascular services. Before joining HCA Healthcare, she worked for the Memorial Hermann System in multiple leadership positions, including serving as the regional director of the south and central region heart and vascular service line and as manager of strategic planning.

Brock earned both her MBA with healthcare administration specialization and bachelor’s degree in health science from Baylor University in Waco. She is a member of the American College of Healthcare Executives (ACHE) and is a 2020 graduate of the nine-month HCA Leadership Excellence Program.

Bryan Shepherd

Chief financial officer

Bryan Shepherd joined HCA Houston Healthcare North Cypress as chief financial officer (CFO) in 2018. He oversees management of all financial departments, allocation of resources and preparation of the annual budget including accounting and health information.

Shepherd joined HCA Healthcare in 2001 and has over 15 years of finance experience. He served as vice president of finances over the northwest Houston market for HCA Healthcare's Gulf Coast Division. He served as CFO at TriStar Summit Medical Center for three years and as division controller over the TriStar Division for five years. Shepherd also served as a controller for St. David’s HealthCare System for four years.

Shepherd earned a bachelor's of business administration from Ohio University.

Maggie Yacoubian, MSN, RN

Chief nursing officer

Maggie Yacoubian joined HCA Houston Healthcare North Cypress as Chief Nursing Officer (CNO) in October 2022. In her role, she oversees the clinical, operational, strategic, quality and financial performance of the hospital's nursing service line.

Yacoubian previously served as CNO at HCA Houston Healthcare Tomball, where she excelled at driving a culture focused on clinical excellence, colleague engagement, patient safety and the overall patient experience.

Yacoubian joined HCA Healthcare in 2012. With over 23 years of nursing experience, she served as the director and administrative director of clinical care and emergency services for Tristar Centennial Medical Center in Nashville, Tennessee.

Yacoubain earned a bachelor's of science in nursing from South University and a master's of science in nursing leadership and management from Western Governors University. She is a graduate of the HCA Executive Development Program and has been recognized as a Top Ten-High Performer for exceeding top hospital initiatives within HCA Healthcare's emergency room operations.