Edgar (Ed) Tucker
Senior Advisor, Healthcare
Ed joins Endeavor Management as senior advisor within the firm’s healthcare industry business unit, Gelb Consulting. In his new role, he brings over 30 years experience and extensive leadership in running prominent and successful medical centers and healthcare systems. Ed is a nationally recognized leader in the areas of patient safety, quality, organizational excellence and leadership development. Most recently, he was executive vice president of Texas Medical Center in Houston. Prior to that he served as director of the Michael E. DeBakey Veterans Affairs Medical Center in Houston and was responsible for management of one of the most complex VA medical centers in the country.
A board certified health care executive, Ed has held leadership roles within the Southeast Texas Chapter of the American College of Healthcare Executives. Awarded the Regents Award for Senior Healthcare Leadership in 2009, he was elected in 2011 as Regent for Texas Southeast and served until 2014.
MPH, University of Michigan
BA, Miami University