John Zacek named to DeTar's board
April 3, 2014 at 4 p.m.
Updated April 2, 2014 at 11:03 p.m.
John Zacek was recently appointed to the DeTar Healthcare System's board of trustees.
Zacek is the South Texas area president of Prosperity Bank. A native of Jackson County, Zacek received a bachelor's degree from Texas A&M University before completing graduate studies at the Southwest Graduate School of Banking.
He began his career in the local banking industry in 1982 at First Victoria National Bank. In addition to his work experience, Zacek brings a high level of commitment to our community, as seen in his previous and current civic responsibilities.
DeTar's board of trustees is comprised entirely of area residents and includes physician leaders from the hospitals' medical staff, community leaders and hospital executive leadership.
Board members are Dr. James R. Brand, emergency physician, chairman; Dr. Jerry Followwill, orthopedic surgeon, vice chairman; Dr. Philip Suarez, obstetrician and gynecologist, immediate past chairman; Dr. William L. Hilbert, pediatrician; Tom Butler, president, Victoria College; Laura G. Sanders, retired director of administration for Workforce Solutions; Dennis Patillo, president/principal, Stewart Title of the Coastal Bend Inc.; Marilyn Hamilton, retired director of Associate Degree Nursing Program, Victoria College; Dr. Brian Burns, plastic surgeon; Dr. Harish Chandna, interventional cardiologist, ex officio and chief of staff; and William R. Blanchard, chief executive officer, DeTar Healthcare System.