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Carl Josehart

Chief Operating Officer

Jewish Family Service of Houston, Houston, Texas

Industry: Healthcare | Social Advocacy

Carl E. Josehart is an accomplished healthcare executive with over 30 years of experience including 11 years as CEO of TIRR Memorial Hermann, leadership experience in acute care, ambulatory care and earlier in his career as a clinical social worker.

Carl’s career has been distinguished by a commitment to social justice and serving underserved or historically disadvantaged populations including individuals impacted by poverty, racial, ethnic or religious discrimination and promoting equality for the LGBT community.

Carl is a frequent speaker and lecturer on topics ranging from healthcare administration, social work and issues related to disability and access to equitable healthcare for historically underserved communities.

In 2017, Carl was named a Distinguished Alumnus of the Brown School of Social Work, he is a Senior Fellow with the American Leadership Forum Houston /Gulf Coast Chapter, a graduate of the Center for Houston’s Future Business & Civic Leadership Forum and in 2003 was named a Health Ethics Trust Fellow.

Carl is active with many community organizations including currently serving on the board of Holocaust Museum Houston and previously on the board of the Anti-Defamation League – Houston. He is an inaugural Member of the Executive Advisory Board for High Performance Network, the premier leadership development network for current and emerging leaders from first-line supervisors to executive management and board leaders. Carl lives in Houston, Texas.  

Carl holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology and a Master's Degree in Social Work from Washington University in St. Louis.