Renee Thigpen

Renee Thigpen is the Associate Chief Human Resources Officer for the NCH Healthcare System and has been a part of the NCH Healthcare network for over 30 years. Today she leads in developing and executing human resources strategies in support of the overall business plan and strategic direction of the organization. She specializes in talent management, change management, organizational and performance management, benefits and compensation, and employee health and wellness.

Renee has served as Chair Florida Healthcare Workforce at the State level to promote healthcare business growth and leverage the workforce and talent development assets within the state. Her role at NCH requires Departmental oversight over Human Resources, Bear’s Den Childcare and VPK, Workers Compensation, Occupational Health, two Wellness Centers, Security, Pastoral Care, Children’s Medical Services, Safe and Healthy Children’s Coalition, Centralized Scheduling and Physician Outreach.

Before her appointment as Associate Chief HR Officer, Renee assumed many responsibilities expected of HR officers, from staffing and recruitment to management of a large external and internal per diem pool. She also managed a transcription service and an assisted-home-living program. Renee has a bachelor’s in leadership and Development, as well as Business Administration and HR Management and is currently finalizing her MBA and is a certified DDI Facilitator.