Bernard T. Swift Jr., D.O., M.P.H., founder and CEO of Texas MedClinic, will be the featured speaker at the St. Mary’s University Forum on Entrepreneurship Breakfast Series on Feb. 7, 2012.
Swift established Texas MedClinic, which is a multi-facility urgent care and occupational clinic system, in 1982. It now has 14 locations in San Antonio, New Braunfels and Austin, employs 480, and contracts with 75 physicians to staff its facilities. A graduate of the College of Osteopathic Medicine and Surgery in Des Moines, Iowa, Swift also has a master’s degree in public health from the University of Texas Health Science Center in Houston, and is board certified in occupational medicine.
Each year, the Forum on Entrepreneurship Breakfast Series hosts breakfast meetings featuring prominent entrepreneurs who share their experiences and insights with the local business community. The Forum Breakfast is organized by the Algur H. Meadows Center for Entrepreneurial Studies within St. Mary’s University’s Bill Greehey School of Business. The mission of the Forum is to advance the awareness of entrepreneurial activities in the San Antonio region, provide funding to St. Mary’s students engaged in entrepreneurial education and activities, and emphasize the development and commercialization of new technologies.