Rodney Goodie

St. Hope Foundation CEO

Rodney Goodie established Houston’s St. Hope Foundation in 1999 with a goal of enhancing healthcare opportunities for the region's underserved and rural communities. In his role as president and chief executive officer of the community health center, he is tasked with both the long-term strategic direction of the organization and the daily management of staff and immediate business goals. A few of his specific responsibilities include organizational policies and processes development, budgetary oversight, regulatory compliance, and community engagement. Rodney Goodie’s efforts have led to the foundation earning a number of distinctions, including three consecutive years as the winner of both the Top Workplace Award and the Better Business Bureau Winner of Distinction Award.

Under the leadership of Mr. Goodie, St. Hope Foundation has grown significantly over the last two decades. Healthcare services provided by the foundation range from adult dental care and endodontics to nutritional counseling, to name just two of the organization's many areas of practice.

Rodney Goodie is a doctoral candidate in public health and prevention science at Emory University in Atlanta. Prior to joining the public health program, he received his master of business administration with a concentration in healthcare from Texas Tech University. He completed his undergraduate studies in sociology at the University of Houston.

Houston, TX, US

Work Experience

Nov 1999 - Present

Chief Executive Officer
St. Hope Foundation


Aug 2016 - Present

Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
Emory University
Public Health - Prevention Science

May 2011 - Aug 2013

Master of Business Administration (MBA)
Texas Tech University
Masters in Business Administration/Healthcare

Aug 1984 - Dec 1990

Bachelor of Arts (BA)
University of Houston