Professional Background:

Carole Hackett serves as Senior Vice President of Human Resources, Chief Human Resources Officer at Houston Methodist. In her current role she leads the Human Resources and Wellness functions for the seven hospitals of Houston Methodist, two physician organizations, Houston Methodist Research Institute, and Houston Methodist Global. Carole is also the Executive Sponsor of the Center for Performing Arts Medicine, a member of the Houston Methodist Innovation Center, and Co-Chair of the Houston Methodist Human Resources Strategic Innovation Center. Prior to her current position, Carole was Vice President of Human Resources/Operations for Houston Methodist Hospital, two physician organizations, Houston Methodist Research Institute, and Houston Methodist Global, along with several hospital departments.

The majority of her career was at the Cleveland Clinic Health System in a variety of executive roles in Human Resources, Organizational Development, and Nursing. Carole has a strong history of developing leaders, including executives at a number of organizations across the Houston area, and is passionate about helping people at Houston Methodist reach their highest potential.

Carole earned her Bachelor of Science in Nursing from Bowling Green University and a Master of Education in Human Resources Development with a specialization in Global HR Development and Instructional Technology from the University of Illinois at Urbana – Champaign. She is also a Certified Professional in Learning and Performance.

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