Toby Boenig, JD
Vice President and Chief Compliance Officer
Tobin (Toby) R. Boenig, J.D., is responsible for planning, implementing and maintaining an effective compliance program at UTMB. He monitors and reports results of compliance efforts across the institution and provides guidance to executive management regarding compliance issues and requirements, as well as regulatory law advice.
Prior to UTMB, Toby served as a Compliance Attorney at The University of Texas M. D. Anderson Cancer Center (M. D. Anderson) in the Institutional Compliance Office and was responsible for providing legal research and analysis in privacy and corporate compliance matters. Toby also chaired M. D. Anderson’s multi-disciplinary Privacy Compliance Committee.
After finishing law school, Toby worked as an associate in the Health Section of Vinson & Elkins, L.L.P. He also co-authored “Research Institutions Under Scrutiny - Reimbursement, Compliance Issues, and the False Claims Act,” which was published in the October 2005 issue of Aspen Publishers’ Reimbursement Advisor.
Toby received his bachelor’s degree from Texas A&M University and his law degree from The University of Texas School of Law.
Brad Willbanks, JD, MBA
Associate Vice President and Deputy Chief Compliance Officer
Brad T. Willbanks serves as the Associate Vice President and Deputy Chief Compliance Officer for the Office Institutional Compliance. He formerly was in private practice concentrating on healthcare law, contractual issues, and medical malpractice defense before going “in-house” for a large regional healthcare system in South Carolina where he served as the Chief Compliance Officer and In-House Legal Counsel.
Brad left South Carolina and came to the University in the fall of 2010. He assists Toby Boenig with the planning, implementing and maintaining of an effective compliance program at UTMB. He especially focuses on billing compliance issues but also monitors and reports results of compliance efforts across the institution. He provides guidance and regulatory advice to executive management regarding compliance issues and requirements.
Brad holds a BS degree in Business Administration, a JD, and an MBA all from the University of South Carolina. Brad is licensed to practice law in both Texas and South Carolina, the United States District Courts, the Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals, and the U.S. Supreme Court.
Craig Conway, JD, LL. M
Associate Vice President, Institutional Compliance
Craig Conway serves as an Associate Vice President for Institutional Compliance for The University of Texas Medical Branch (UTMB). He focuses primarily on the areas of research compliance,ethics, and conflicts of interest. Craig left his private law practice in Mississippi to obtain an LL.M. (Master of Laws) in Health Law at the University of Houston Law Center. He subsequently served as a research faculty member and Health Law and Policy Analyst for the University of Houston's Health Law & Policy Institute and a contracts and compliance manager at Rice University prior to joining UTMB in 2011.
Craig holds a B.S. in Public Relations from the University of Florida and a J.D. from the Syracuse University College of Law. Craig is licensed to practice law in Mississippi and Texas.