Our Leadership Team
Paul Beaupré MD, Chief Executive Officer
Years of working as an anesthesiologist prepared Paul Beaupré perhaps
better than anything to become the CEO of San Jose’s Good Samaritan
Hospital. In a profession that requires being on call day or night, Beaupré
spent 22 years practically living at the hospital.
After extensive leadership service on the Medical Staff of Good Samaritan
Hospital—including election as Chief of Staff—Dr. Beaupré
joined the senior leadership team of the hospital as Vice-President of
Medical Affairs in 2004. In January 2010, he took the helm as CEO, succeeding
the retiring Bill Piché.
Jordan Herget, FACHE, Chief Operating Officer
Jordan Herget joined HCA in 1999 after beginning his healthcare career
as a Senior Consultant with Ernst & Young. From a foundation in finance
and managed care, Mr. Herget forayed into hospital operations as Associate
Administrator and then COO of Alaska Regional Hospital.
He was COO at Eastern Idaho Regional Medical Center and then CEO at OU
Medical Center-Edmond where he successfully led a complex and sometimes
contentious merger of two medical staffs and governance structure. His
experience includes significant capital investment, program alignment
and development, management of union environments, and improved patient
Mr. Herget is a graduate of Brigham Young University with a Master of Health
Science (Health Finance and Management) from the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg
School of Public Health.
Lana Arad, Chief Financial Officer
Lana Arad is an example of HCA’s development of young professionals
along maturing and demanding career paths. From her initial employment
at Plantation General Hospital as Senior Account / Decision Support Analyst,
Ms. Arad’s HCA performance in increasingly complex environments
has demonstrated her financial acumen and partnership aptitude across
the organization. Ms. Arad has been part of HCA since 1996.
She has served as Senior Financial Analyst in the East Florida Division,
Controller at JFK Medical Center, Division Controller in the Far West
Division, CFO at Mountain View Hospital, and CFO at Sunrise Hospital.
A graduate of Nova Southeastern University with an MBA (Finance Concentration)
from University of South Florida.
Darina Kavanagh, RN, Chief Nursing Officer
Darina Kavanagh, MS, RN, CPHQ, was appointed chief nursing officer of Good
Samaritan Hospital of San Jose in November 2012 after serving most recently
as CNO for Regional Medical Center of San Jose. Previously, Ms. Kavanagh
was associate chief nurse officer at San Jose Medical Center in San Jose,
CA; assistant director of nursing at Princess Grace Hospital in London;
and held nursing staff positions at New England Deaconess Hospital in
Boston, MA, and St. Vincent’s University Hospital in Ireland. Ms.
Kavanagh earned her R.N. at St. Vincent’s University Hospital in
Dublin, Ireland and her Bachelor of Science in Health Services Management
at the Royal College of Nursing, London, U.K. She holds a Master of Science
in Nursing Administration from San Jose State University and was honored
as a San Jose State University Outstanding Alumna in 2007.