New leadership, updated hospital rating: 4 local business updates in Cedar Park

Cedar Park Regional Medical Center is located at 1401 Medical Parkway, Cedar Park. (Taylor Girtman/Community Impact Newspaper)
Cedar Park Regional Medical Center is located at 1401 Medical Parkway, Cedar Park. (Taylor Girtman/Community Impact Newspaper)

Cedar Park Regional Medical Center is located at 1401 Medical Parkway, Cedar Park. (Taylor Girtman/Community Impact Newspaper)

Here is a roundup of local business news, including a new health safety grade at Cedar Park Regional Medical Center and new leadership at the H-E-B Center at Cedar Park.

1. The Cedar Park Chamber of Commerce announced Nov. 11 that it received a 4-Star Accredited Chamber designation from the U.S. Chamber of Commerce for “sound policies, effective organizational procedures and positive impact on the community.” Of 7,000 chambers in the country, 200 have an accreditation designation, according to the release. President Tony Moline said the chamber worked for almost two years on the designation. www.cedarparkchamber.org

2. Cedar Park Regional Medical Center received an A hospital safety grade for fall 2021 from The Leapfrog Group, an independent watchdog organization, according to a Nov. 12 release. The twice-annual rating program identifies how hospitals prevent medical errors and harm to patients. Cedar Park Regional received B scores in spring 2021, fall 2020 and spring 2020. The hospital is located at 1401 Medical Parkway, Cedar Park. www.cedarparkregional.com

3. Elyse Scally was named the new vice president and general manager of H-E-B Center at Cedar Park, according to a Nov. 15 release. Scally, who previously was the assistant general manager, is responsible for all programming and operations at H-E-B Center and replaces Sammy Wallace, who died in September, according to the release. H-E-B Center at Cedar Park is a city-owned venue located at 2100 Ave. of the Stars, Cedar Park. www.hebcenter.com

4. Jeff Marx, the head of school at Hill Country Christian School of Austin, will retire at the end of the 2021-22 school year, according to an Oct. 27 announcement. Marx has worked at the school for 16 years, previously as a teacher and upper school principal. Upper school Principal Matt Donnowitz will replace Marx. The private school, which teaches prekindergarten to 12th grade, is located at 12124 RR 620 N., Austin. 512-331-7036. www.hillcountrychristianschool.org


By Taylor Girtman

Reporter, Cedar Park and Leander

Taylor Girtman became the reporter for the Cedar Park-Leander edition in February 2020. She has a bachelor's degree in journalism from the University of Florida.



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