Gene's mission at Savoy Medical Center began 39 years ago. First hired as an ICU nurse he later attended Durham County Medical Center School of Nurse Anesthesia, graduating in 1987. Gene returned to Savoy as a CRNA administering anesthesia their for the next 28 years. Along the journey Gene was an active member on many hospital and community committees, was a clinical instructor of Texas Christian University and Our Lady of the Lake Schools of Anesthesia and as Chairman of the Board for Savoy Medical Management Group. In 2012, Gene graduated from Ottawa University with a master's degree in business administration. Gene has served as CEO of Savoy Medical Center since 2015.