This week, Tammy Saunaitis joined the Meriter Health Services Administrative Team as its new Chief Human Resources Officer. In this role she is responsible for the strategic human resources services of Meriter Health Services including employee and labor relations, compensation and benefits, recruitment and retention, training and education, leadership development, employee systems and programs, diversity, employee health and Meriter Children’s Center.
Tammy has more than 20 years of human resource experience in start-up, mid-size and Fortune 500 companies in the HealthCare, Energy, Telecommunications and Supply Chain Management industries. Providing strategic leadership in the areas of change management, executive coaching and consulting, workforce planning, talent acquisition, organization development, associate engagement and retention, performance management, total rewards, integration of system-wide initiatives, organization effectiveness metrics, HR service delivery, workplace regulatory compliance, labor and associate relations and volunteer and retail services.
Prior to joining Meriter, Tammy was the Vice President of Human Resources at Genesys Health System in Michigan. At Genesys, Tammy was responsible for the Human Resources, Volunteer Organization and Retail Service functions for the Health System. There she created and implemented integrated human resources, volunteer and retail service operating plans that aligned people strategies with current and emerging business strategies.
Tammy completed her undergraduate degree in Accounting from the University of Illinois and her MBA from Lewis University. In addition, Tammy is a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) and earned the designation of Certified Compensation Professional. She is regularly invited to present at various professional conferences.
Join us in welcoming Tammy!