Chips has over 35 years of experience in Healthcare Administration including 10 years as an Associate Vice President with Memorial Hermann. Over the span of her career she has facilitated the opening a large number of medical clinics covering in a wide spectrum of specialties including family practice, internal medicine, orthopedics, cardiology, psychiatry, neurology, and oncology. She developed curriculum and taught practice management to family practice residents for over 25 years.
Chips graduated from the University of Houston with a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology and Mathematics. Earlier in her career she worked for the YWCA, St. John/Sisters of Charity Hospital and the Advanced Heath Center.