Executive Vice President, Chief Risk and Human Resources Officer, Ochsner Health
Tracey Schiro is the Executive Vice President, Chief Risk and Human Resources Officer for Ochsner Health. She oversees all aspects of Human Resources (HR) for employees and physicians, including talent acquisition, compensation and benefits, employee development and learning, and supports HR elements of strategic affiliations with other providers. Tracey also focuses on sustaining a healthy employee culture, effectively integrating new partner organizations, building a scalable workforce development program and creating an innovative diversity, equity and inclusion strategy. Additionally, she oversees the Legal and Compliance departments.
Under Tracey’s leadership, Ochsner has broken records for employee engagement. As of 2020, 56% of Ochsner employees and leaders measure as actively engaged, placing Ochsner in the 80th percentile nationally during a period of significant challenge during the COVID-19 pandemic. As part of Ochsner’s commitment to putting people first, Tracey recruited Ochsner’s first Chief Diversity Officer, sponsored the development of a scalable Ochsner Resource Groups model and also worked to establish strong internal leadership development programs tied to long-range succession management through the Ochsner Learning Institute.
Tracey joined Ochsner in 2007 as Assistant Vice President, Compensation, Benefits, and Human Resources Information Systems (HRIS). Most recently, she served as interim CHRO and Vice President of HRIS where she successfully led Project TRIO – an implementation project of Workday and Kronos enhancing Human Capital Management delivery, improved processes, and payroll services.
Prior to joining Ochsner, Tracey worked for Coca-Cola Enterprises for 10 years in progressing HR leadership roles.
Tracey received her Bachelor of Science in Management with a concentration in Human Resources at the University of New Orleans, where she also received her Master of Business Administration (MBA).
Tracey serves on the Louisiana Workforce Investment Council as appointed by Governor John Bel Edwards in 2019. She also serves on the Delgado Community College Foundation Board and the University of New Orleans Alumni Board and is active in the Health Management Academy Chief Human Resources Officer Forum.
Tracey will become Ochsner’s first female Executive Vice President.