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Montgomery County Heart Walk Chair Matt Davis leads 2021 Heart Challenge

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The American Heart Association (AHA), the world’s leading nonprofit organization focused on ensuring longer, healthier lives for all has named Matt Davis, Chief Executive Officer, HCA Healthcare Conroe, as Chair for the Montgomery County Heart Walk. Davis is charged with stewarding a $400,000 campaign fundraising goal to support the lifesaving work of the American Heart Association.

The Montgomery County Heart Walk is bringing us back together to reinvigorate heart healthy lifestyles. Heart Walk, which will be held in person on Saturday, November 6 at Northshore Park unites the community in celebrating health and honoring survivors. Davis will be joined by other likeminded county executives working to increase physical and mental health, combat burnout and promote community engagement.

The funds raised through the Heart Walk campaign further the mission of the American Heart Association to be a relentless force for a world of longer, healthier lives. Locally, the funds support community impact work to address nutrition security, hypertension and women’s health. These have been identified as key priorities in North Houston and propel the work to accomplish the Association’s 2024 Health Equity Impact Goal, reducing barriers to health care access and quality.

This year’s Montgomery County Heart Walk is sponsored by HCA Houston Healthcare Conroe, Kiewit / TIC, St. Luke’s Health The Woodlands Hospital, Waste Connections, 5 Point Credit Union, Memorial Herman The Woodlands Medical Center, and The Howard Hughes Corporation.

Register by visiting MontgomeryCountyHeartWalk.org, download the Heart Walk mobile app to launch your personal fundraising page. Encourage friends and family to join in via e-mail and/or social media (Facebook/Instagram/Twitter: @AmericanHeartTX, Hashtag: #MontgomeryCountyHeartWalk).

Montgomery County Heart Walk Chair Matt Davis

Matt Davis, FACHE, joined HCA Houston Healthcare Conroe as Chief Executive Officer (CEO) in September 2013. As CEO, Davis is responsible for overseeing the management and operations of the hospital ensuring both service line and overall strategic goals align with the development of the organization’s vision and strategic plan.

Davis joined HCA Healthcare in 2007, and previously served as Chief Operating Officer (COO) at North Florida Regional Medical Center. In addition, he has over a decade of healthcare experience in the investor-owned sector.

Davis, a Fellow of the American College of Healthcare Executives (FACHE), received his bachelor’s degree from DePauw University and his master’s degree from Indiana University. He is a member of Leadership Montgomery County, serves on the Board of Directors for the Conroe/Lake Conroe Area Chamber of Commerce and is a board member of Montgomery County Future Farmers of America.

About the American Heart Association

The American Heart Association is a relentless force for a world of longer, healthier lives. We are dedicated to ensuring equitable health in all communities. Through collaboration with numerous organizations, and powered by millions of volunteers, we fund innovative research, advocate for the public’s health and share lifesaving resources. The Dallas-based organization has been a leading source of health information for nearly a century. Connect with us on heart.org, Facebook, Twitter or by calling 1-800-AHA-USA1. heart.org

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