Teresa Tonthat is a goal-driven senior business leader and currently serves as Vice President of Information Services at Texas Children’s Hospital, the largest pediatric hospital in the nation. She also serves as the Chief Information Security Officer and leads a team of over 230 technologists, implementing initiatives that foster team collaboration, innovation, and continuous service quality. Tonthat is an active member of an executive council that defines the system strategy for over 17,000 employees and physicians, and she collaborates with system leadership to deliver a portfolio of enterprise technologies that enable key business strategies. She is also responsible for maintaining a robust digital foundation, facilitating ongoing availability, reliability and security.
Prior to joining Texas Children’s Hospital, Tonthat held multiple senior leadership roles in information technology and internal audit for one of the largest multinational oil and gas corporations, with global operations in more than 70 countries. She obtained a Bachelor of Science in Management Information Systems from Louisiana State University and a Master of Business Administration from The University of Houston.
Bio posted May 2022