Renee Thigpen is the Associate Chief Human Resources Officer for the NCH Healthcare System, with responsibility for providing leadership in developing and executing human resources strategy in support of the overall business plan and strategic direction of the organization; specifically in the areas of talent management, change management, organizational and performance management, benefits and compensation, and employee health and wellness.  Departmental oversight includes Human Resources, Community Housing, Bear’s Den Childcare and VPK, Workers Compensation and two Wellness Centers.

Over 30 years ago, Ms. Thigpen joined the NCH Healthcare System and before her current role today worked in varying capacities, from staffing and recruitment to management of a large external then internal per diem pool, as well as managing  a transcription service and assisted home living program.Ms. Thigpen has Bachelors in Leadership and Development, as well as Business Administration and HR Management and is currently finalizing her MBA.  She is a Lean Six Sigma Green Belt and certified DDI Facilitator.