Mark Amiri Joins Baylor Health Care System as Vice President and Treasurer

Effective May 5, Mark Amiri, CPA, will join Dallas-based Baylor Health Care System as vice president and treasurer. Amiri will be responsible for managing Baylor's treasury activities, including cash management and the investment and debt portfolios. 

"Mark's past experience in managing an investment portfolio for another not-for-profit health system makes him an excellent choice to develop new investment strategies for Baylor while enhancing our existing strategies," says Lydia Jumonville, chief financial officer, Baylor Health Care System. 

Amiri comes to Baylor from Ascension Health in St. Louis, the nation's largest Catholic and not-for-profit health system, where he served as treasurer. In that capacity, he oversaw the company's investment portfolio, debt portfolio and cash management activities. He was responsible for a $7 billion pooled investment program, $4 billion in retirement trust assets, a $650 million self-insurance trust, $2.5 billion in defined contribution program assets and a debt portfolio in excess of $4 billion. 

Mark received his BBA in accounting and an MBA from the University of Missouri – St. Louis. 

Baylor Health Care System is a network of hospitals, primary care and specialty care centers, rehabilitation clinics, affiliated ambulatory surgery centers and the Baylor Research Institute. One of the largest private-sector employers in Dallas/Fort Worth, Baylor employs more than 15,000 people and has more than 3,000 physicians on its medical staffs. Baylor University Medical Center, flagship hospital of the system, is a major patient care, teaching and research center for the Southwest.

Contact: Susan Hall, (214) 820-1817

About Baylor Scott & White Health
As the largest not-for-profit health system in the state of Texas, Baylor Scott & White promotes the health and well-being of every individual, family and community it serves. It is committed to making quality care more accessible, convenient and affordable through its integrated delivery network, which includes the Baylor Scott & White Health Plan, Baylor Scott & White Research Institute, the Baylor Scott & White Quality Alliance and its leading digital health platform – MyBSWHealth. Through 51 hospitals and more than 1,200 access points, including flagship academic medical centers in Dallas, Fort Worth and Temple, the system offers the full continuum of care, from primary to award-winning specialty care. Founded as a Christian ministry of healing more than a century ago, Baylor Scott & White today serves more than three million Texans. For more information, visit: