Northern Arizona Healthcare welcomes new vice president of Human Resources and Education

June 20, 2013

After a nationwide search, Northern Arizona Healthcare (NAH) has selected Ann Bollone, B.A., M.B.A, to serve as the vice president of Human Resources and Education. With nearly 30 years of human resources experience, Bollone brings a strong background in human resources, strategic planning and project management to NAH. In her new position, Bollone is accountable for human resources; compensation and benefits; employee health; workers compensation; leadership development; education and training programs; and the Fit Kids of Arizona program.

Bollone comes to NAH from St. Louis, Mo., where she was the vice president of Human Resources at St. Anthony’s Medical Center, a not-for-profit 767-bed medical center with more than 4,300 employees and 1,000 physicians on its medical staff. She has a bachelor of art degree in psychology from Eastern Illinois University and a master of business administration from Southern Illinois University. She holds certifications as a Senior Professional in Human Resources and as a Certified Compensation Professional.

As a strategic advisor to management teams, she has overseen every aspect of human resources and organizational development in large regional systems as well as community hospitals. She has extensive experience with integrating compensation and benefit plans, human resources policies, employee evaluation systems, as well as organizational and leadership development. Bollone is a member of the Healthcare Businesswomen Association, Society of Human Resources Management and the American College of Healthcare Executives. She also serves on several community agency boards.

NAH provides healthcare services through Flagstaff Medical Center, Verde Valley Medical Center, Verde Valley Medical Center – Sedona, Northern Arizona Homecare and Hospice, The Heart & Vascular Center of Northern Arizona, Cancer Centers of Northern Arizona Healthcare, Fit Kids of Arizona and Guardian Air. The system provides the only Level I Trauma Center and Pediatric Intensive Care Unit north of Phoenix.

NAH is the largest healthcare organization in Northern and Central Arizona, serving almost one half of the state and experiencing more than 150,000 patient visits each year. NAH employs close to 3,000 staff and has nearly 500 physicians on its medical staff. As a not-for-profit healthcare system, NAH is governed by a volunteer Board of Directors.

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