Austin Regional Clinic Names New CHRO

Andrea Clayton named to Chief Human Resources Officer

AUSTIN, TX – July 9, 2018Andrea Clayton has been named Chief Human Resources Officer (CHRO) for Austin Regional Clinic (ARC). Ms. Clayton joins ARC with broad executive experience, both domestically and internationally, with medium and large companies, having served as a leader in Human Resources for nearly 20 years. Her experience includes training, recruitment, benefits, employee satisfaction and strategic planning for a wide range of companies, from large multinational organizations to Austin-based start-ups in both medical devices and financial services. Her most recent role was as Managing Director, Global Talent Consulting & Executive Search, for Vista Equity Partners in Austin, a private equity company that invests in software companies.

In her senior role as CHRO, Ms. Clayton will contribute to ARC’s strategic planning in addition to her human resources responsibilities, and will serve on the ARC Executive Board.

Ms. Clayton holds a B.A. degree in Management and a Master of Business Administration degree, both from Texas A&M University in College Station, TX. She also completed the Executive Education curriculum in Strategic HR Management from the University of Michigan.

She is a volunteer fundraiser for LifeWorks Austin and other local non-profits, and while employed in Australia for four years, won two national club gold medals for rowing at the 2014 Australian Masters National Championships.

“We welcome Andrea Clayton to our senior leadership team,” said Dr. Anas Daghestani, ARC CEO. “Her broad experience in both HR and strategic decision-making will continue ARC’s strong recruitment and retention, and help guide ARC’s growth in the coming years.”


About Austin Regional Clinic

Austin Regional Clinic is a multispecialty medical group committed to providing comprehensive healthcare services throughout the greater Austin area. Founded by three physicians in 1980, ARC now provides health care to over471,000 area residents in 24 locations in ten cities, including both primary and specialty care. It is unique to the Austin area because of the widespread locations, convenient services and quality assurance programs. ARC patients enjoy access to such conveniences as same-day appointments, 24/7 online or phone scheduling, after hours clinics, nursing services through the night, and access to their providers through the MyChart patient portal. Most ARC locations also offer on-site radiology and lab services and some clinics offer specialty programs such as a travel clinic and weight loss programs. For more information, visit

Tags: None