Christine Fredric has been named chief strategy officer for St. Vincent, which is part of Ascension. She brings nearly 20 years of healthcare strategy and business development experience to the role and will be responsible for advancing the Indiana Ministry Market strategy, leading the pursuit of growth opportunities and developing the market’s clinically integrated system of care. Fredric most recently served as national business development director and chief strategy officer of the Texas region at Tenet Healthcare.

Her previous roles included: senior vice president business development at Saint Francis Hospital in Memphis; chief business development officer for the central Texas region and chief business development officer of hospital operations and integration. Prior to joining Tenet, Fredric worked for HCA as vice president business development, Medical center of Plano and vice president business development, Plaza Medical Center of Fort Worth.