Jessica Gutierrez-Rodriguez, MS, is the executive director of Facilities Management and Operations at UT Health San Antonio where she is responsible for maintaining existing infrastructure at the Medical Arts & Research Center, the Mays Cancer Center, the Center for Oral Health Care and Research, the Greehey Campus and the Joe R. & Teresa Lozano Long Campus. Prior to her current role she was the hospital administrator at the the Texas Center for Infectious Disease (TCID), the U.S.’s only specialty tuberculosis hospital. She held various positions during her 17 years at TCID, from assistant hospital administrator to director of quality management, and finally hospital administrator — the top leadership position. Her various roles gave her the opportunities to complete several Joint Commission surveys for two of the hospitals, not only from the physical perspective but from the clinical perspective, as well. Jessica holds a B.S. in Electrical Engineering and a M.S. in Management of Technology with a concentration in project management. She also sits on the HFSE Advisory Board.