Charlotte F. Hughes

Strategic Talent & Organizational Effectiveness Consultant, Ascension Health

Charlotte is a strategic talent and organizational effectiveness consultant at Ascension Health, the largest non-profit health system in the United States and the world's largest Catholic health system.  Her responsibilities include; organization development, talent management, change leadership, performance management, and culture transformation. She has more than 15 years of experience in learning, leadership, and organization development across multiple industries including manufacturing with Kimberly-Clark Health Care (now Halyard), as well as financial services, logistics, media, automotive, retail and telecommunications.  Her strategic passion involves healthcare diversity and inclusion to deliver high quality, culturally sensitive patient care for better health outcomes.

Charlotte earned a bachelor’s degree in human ecology from Cornell University and a master’s degree in human resources management from New York Institute of Technology. She is also certified by the Human Capital Institute as a Human Capital Strategist (HCS) and Strategic HR Business Partner. She is a Certified Professional in Learning and Performance (CPLP), and has achieved Certified Diversity Professional (CDP) status by the National Diversity Council. Charlotte is currently pursuing a Masters of Health Administration.

Charlotte contributes her expertise through skills-based volunteerism by coaching, consulting and blogging on; healthcare diversity & inclusion, patient and family centered care, healthcare leadership organizational development and workforce cultural competence.  She recently co-facilitated a leadership development panel discussion at the 2017 ATD Healthcare Summit.  In addition to the ATD Healthcare Community of Practice, Charlotte is a member of; American College of Healthcare Executives (ACHE), Florida/Jacksonville National Diversity Council, and Mayo Clinic Social Media Network.

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Retain High Performers with Design Thinking for HR

February 20, 2018 | Charlotte Hughes

Discover how to design HR processes and systems that improve the end-user experience for employees and managers while reducing the administrative burden on your people and giving them more bandwidth to focus on game-changing work.