Texas A&M University: A Vision for the Future

The Future of Austin, A panel Discussion

Tuesday, November 9, 2021

Greg Hartman, COO & Sr. Vice President, Texas A&M University; Vice Chancellor for Strategic Initiatives, Texas A&M University System

Greg Hartman

Greg Hartman serves as chief operating officer and senior vice president of the Texas A&M University, and vice chancellor for strategic initiatives, The Texas A&M University System. Prior to this role at Texas A&M University, he served as the chief operating officer and senior vice president for the Texas A&M Health Science Center.

Hartman is a former health care executive with more than 30 years of experience and responsibility in executive management, strategy, health policy, marketing, communications, government relations and philanthropy. He joined The Texas A&M University System as vice chancellor of strategic initiatives in January 2019, focusing on collaborations among institutions within the system on key priorities. He has been heavily involved on health care initiatives such as Engineering Medicine and Healthy Texas. In August of 2019, Hartman was asked to take over responsibility for operations of the Texas A&M Health Science Center. In 2021 Hartman was asked to join Texas A&M University as chief operating officer and senior vice president of strategic programs.

Before joining Texas A&M, Hartman served in a number of executive roles for over 15 years with Seton Healthcare, a $2 billion hospital system in Central Texas. This included as CEO of the system’s two largest hospitals, overseeing academic and research programs affiliated with the University of Texas System and responsibility for public partnerships and the system’s foundations. He was heavily involved in the creation of a unique collaboration between Seton, the University of Texas at Austin and the UT System to bring translational medical research and academic medicine to Austin.

Before joining Seton, Hartman worked around the nation as a consultant on management and operations, strategic planning, public affairs and communications. He was a managing director for Public Strategies, Inc., a corporate strategy firm, and a senior partner with MGT of America, a national management consulting and research firm. He also served as a senior executive in the Texas State Comptroller’s office.