Medical City Arlington
December 14, 2017

Medical City Arlington has added three new leaders to its executive team. Mary Beth Short has joined the hospital’s leadership as vice president of human resources, Michael Smith is vice president of business development and Marcus Jackson will serve as vice president of ancillary services.

Mary Beth Short brings more than 20 years of human resources experience, including more than 13 years in healthcare human resources. She previously served as the vice president of human resources at Medical City Alliance and Medical City North Hills. Prior to joining Medical City Healthcare, Short held human resources leadership positions at U.S. Anesthesia Partners, Medsynergies, Texas Health and Baylor Health Care System. Short is a Navy veteran and earned a Bachelor of Science in Business Studies, Human Resources Management from New Hampshire College and a Master of Business Administration from Texas Woman’s University.

Michael Smith brings more than 15 years of healthcare experience in operations, sales and business development, strategic planning, provider alignment and physician practice management. He previously served as the vice president of operations at FMC Services LLC in Amarillo, Texas. Prior to that role, Smith served in leadership positions with Baylor Health Care System, Northwest Texas Healthcare System, Eastern New Mexico Medical Center and Page Memorial Hospital in Virginia. Smith earned a Bachelor of Science in Health Services Administration at Southwestern Oklahoma State University and a Master of Health Administration from the University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center.

Marcus Jackson brings more than 22 years of healthcare experience to his leadership role at Medical City Arlington. He previously served as the director of cardiopulmonary services at Methodist Mansfield Medical Center. During his tenure with Methodist Health System, Jackson also served as director of respiratory care, provided leadership in several construction expansions of cardiac cath lab services and interim leadership of the pharmacy department. Jackson is a Marine Corps Reserve veteran and earned a bachelor’s degree from Dallas Christian College, a Master of Business Administration and Health Systems Management from Texas Woman’s University and a Master of New Testament Preaching from Johnson Bible College.