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Mark A. Wallace
President and CEO


Senior Vice President, Human Resources
29 Years

My Definition of Leadership

Think it Big...Lead it Bigger...and Be the Difference.

Linda Aldred is currently the Senior Vice President of Human Resources at Texas Children’s Hospital responsible for maintaining and elevating a rich organizational culture, leadership development and new employee recruitment. Linda joined Texas Children’s in 1988 and has since helped grow the organization from less than 1,000 employees to the 14,000 it is today. She has led the development of a contemporary digital talent acquisition strategy, designed robust on-boarding teams and formalized the existing culture via four key values made actionable through a new culture website and robust launch strategies. Linda has a Bachelor’s degree in Finance from the University of Houston and a Master’s degree in Education from Colorado State University.


Colorado State University, Master of Education, Organizational Performance and Change

University of Houston, Bachelor of Finance

Sarah Maytum

Assistant Vice President
18 Years

Sarah Maytum is currently an Assistant Vice President at Texas Children’s Hospital with responsibility for multiple clinical and clinical support departments. Sarah joined Texas Children’s Hospital as a Child Life Specialist in January of 1999. She became a formal leader in January of 2003, and over the last 13 years, has assumed progressively greater leadership roles. Sarah has a Bachelor’s of Arts degree from the College of the Holy Cross, a Master’s in Educational Administration from the University of Houston, and a Master’s in Business Administration from the University of Texas. In 2014, Sarah was honored as the Mark A. Wallace Director Catalyst Leader.


College of the Holy Cross, Bachelor of Arts, Psychology

University of Texas at Tyler, Master of Business Administration

University of Houston, Master of Education, Administration


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