Dan Wolterman served as president and CEO of Memorial Hermann Health System from 2002 until his retirement in May 2016. Under his leadership, Memorial Hermann experienced year-over-year double digit growth, resulting in its ascent to the largest not-for-profit health system in Southeast Texas.
Wolterman has more than 39 years of experience in health care executive leadership experience with four not-for-profit multihospital systems in Florida, Indiana, Utah and Texas. He currently serves on the boards of NuVasive, Inc. and Legacy ER/Urgent Care.
With a long history of community service, Wolterman spearheaded the creation of the Memorial Hermann Community Benefit Corporation to build collaboration with other health care, government and business leaders, and community stakeholders to identify and deliver viable solutions to the problem of the uninsured and underinsured in the Greater Houston area.
Wolterman also has volunteered his time to chair numerous organizations, including the Greater Houston Partnership, Texas Hospital Association Board of Directors, American Heart Association – Houston Region and the 2011 National Senior Olympic Games.
He was an adjunct professor at The University of Texas School of Public Health and chaired the graduate advisory board for the University of Houston – Clear Lake Healthcare Administration Program. Wolterman was also vice-chair of the 2017 Houston Super Bowl Host Committee and a past board member of the United Way of Texas Gulf Coast chapter. He has received numerous recognitions including Texas Business Hall of Fame inductee in 2015, the Texas Hospital Association Earl M. Collier Award for Distinguished Heath Care Administration in 2012, the American Hospital Association Grassroots Champion Award in 2007, the Health Access Texas Public Health Award in 2008 and was voted one of the “100 Most Influential People in Healthcare” by Modern Healthcare magazine for the years 2008-20015.
He earned a bachelor’s degree in business administration and a master’s of business administration in finance from the University of Cincinnati. He also earned a master’s in of healthcare administration from Xavier University.