Chief Human Resources Officer, Houston Methodist

Carole Hackett serves as Senior Vice President of Houston Methodist.  In her current role she leads the Human Resources and Wellness function for the 7 hospitals of the Houston Methodist System, 2 Physician Organizations, Houston Methodist Research Institute, and Houston Methodist Global.  She is also the Executive Sponsor of the Center for Performing Arts Medicine.  Prior to her current position, Carole was Vice President of Human Resources/Operations for Houston Methodist Hospital, Physician Organizations, 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 in developing leaders and Houston executives across many organizations, and is passionate about helping people at Methodist reach their highest potential.

She earned her Bachelor of Science in Nursing from Bowling Green University and an EdM in Human Resources Development with specialization in Global HR Development and Instructional Technology from the University of Illinois, Urbana – Champaign.  She is certified as a Certified Professional in Learning and Performance.