Lance Ames

Lance Ames Promoted to Health System CEO

Lance Ames is now the chief executive officer of South Texas Health System Edinburg and South Texas Health System Children’s. Ames recently served as chief operating officer and then interim CEO of the system’s facilities in Edinburg. Under his leadership, the hospital opened a new 26-bed inpatient unit dedicated to the care of surgical patients. The hospitals also saw an increase in total surgeries by 8 percent during the prior year. Prior…

Read More

Entrepreneurial Ecosystem

The Rio Grande Valley is a complex network of interconnected communities bound by culture, geography and economics. At times in its history and into…

Comeback in Brownsville

Downtown Brownsville is a happening place again. The once thriving central business district is undergoing a major transformation, and much of the credit is…

Love of Golf Drives Business

A bad motorcycle accident changed Tim Elliott’s life, sending him…

Floods and Fighting Back

“In life you have to take chances. Sometimes the biggest risk you…

Merger Opens New Markets

After years of discussion and negotiation, a new merger has created…