Garry Crain of The Hills is owner and managing partner of NSD1, LLC, an entity engaged in providing strategic and financial advisory services to healthcare and energy clients seeking capital from global markets. He is the owner of Crain Healthcare, an enterprise performing consulting services to the healthcare industry. Crain is a member of the advisory board of Global Bio Resources, Inc. Crain served as vice president and general manager of Crown Energy Company, Crown Energy Resources LLC, and Basin Engineering. Previously, he was the CEO of Westlake Diversified Medical Systems, LLP, CEO of four Cornerstone Hospitals of Austin, president of Kindred Pharmacy Services, and CEO of two Kindred Hospitals.
He is certified by the American Association of Professional Landmen, ADAM (Acquisitions, Divestitures and Mergers), and the AOPA. Additionally, he is a former member of Murray State College Nurse Advisory Board and Southern Oklahoma Physicians/Hospital Organization and former president of Oklahoma University Health Sciences Center Alumni Association.
Crain received a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science from Texas State University and a Master of Health Administration from The University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center. He was named the 2019 Distinguished Alumnus by The University of Oklahoma and Hudson College of Public Health. His term on the Board of Regents expires in 2023.