Chief Executive Officer – Harlingen Medical Center is proud to welcome its new Chief Executive Officer, Candi Constantine-Castillo. Candi Constantine-Castillo brings over thirty years of administrative and clinical operations experience to the facility and has served the Rio Grande Valley since 1998. She served as the System Chief Nursing Officer for South Texas Health System from March 2008 until December 2020. Prior to that she served as the hospital administrator for Dolly Vinsant Memorial Hospital. Most recently, she has served Cornell University as a facilitator and program lead for the post-graduate Executive Healthcare Leadership certificate program. Candi Constantine-Castillo holds numerous national board certifications and is a Fellow of the American College of Healthcare Executives. She earned her undergraduate nursing degrees from East Tennessee State University, a Master of Business Administration from Andrew Jackson University, a post-graduate certificate in Nursing Administration from the University of Texas-Arlington, a Doctor of Health Administration with a specialization in Health Care Leadership from Capella University, and Doctor of Nursing Practice from Purdue University. Candi Constantine-Castillo is married to Lt. Carlos Castillo of the Harlingen Fire Department, a native of Harlingen. They have two children, Madison and Nia, and reside in Harlingen. The family enjoys traveling, hosting events and gatherings with family and friends, and animal rescue.