Stephen Carlton




ALUM_40Under40_Logo-white-01.pngStephen "Brint" Carlton

MHA ‘05  |  Austin, TX

Executive Director 
Texas Medical Board
Health and Law


Brint has held numerous posts in law and medicine during his career. In Austin, Texas, he serves as the chief executive of the state agency responsible for protecting public safety through the licensure and regulation of physicians, physician assistants, acupuncturists, medical radiologic technicians and respiratory care professionals. In this role he manages a $13 million budget and 217 state employees

Before joining the medical board, Brint was an Orange County, Texas, judge and a juvenile prosecutor. He presided over the five-member Orange County Commissioners’ Court and was responsible for the creation of a $46 million annual county budget. Brint also serves in the U.S. Reserves, as an assistant director of operations, 94th Aeromedical Evacuation Squadron, out of Dobbins Air Reserve Base in Georgia. In this capacity as an Air Force major, he is responsible for providing medical planning expertise in training, exercise and deployed settings. A joint medical planner and Pentagon staff officer, he has been deployed to Kuwait, Italy, Hawaii and three times to Korea. He was selected as the 2008 Air Force Medical Service Group Practice Manager of the Year.

Brint received law and MBA degrees from St. Mary’s University, a master’s in health administration from UF, a master’s in military operational art and science from the Air Command and Staff College, and a bachelor’s degree in kinesiology from the University of Texas.