Ochsner Health is a system that delivers health to the people of Louisiana, Mississippi and the Gulf South with a mission to Serve, Heal, Lead, Educate and Innovate.
As Executive Vice President, Chief Human Resources Officer and Chief Administrative Officer for Ochsner Health, Tracey Schiro is responsible for all aspects of human resources for employees and physicians, including talent acquisition, compensation and benefits, employee development and learning, and HR elements of strategic affiliations with other providers.
Through her work, Schiro fosters a healthy employee culture by effectively integrating new partner organizations, building a scalable workforce development program and advancing an innovative diversity, equity and inclusion strategy. She also oversees Ochsner’s legal and compliance teams.
Under Schiro’s leadership, Ochsner has broken records for employee engagement, and today, Ochsner ranks in the 79th percentile for actively engaged employees and leaders. As part of Ochsner’s commitment to putting people first, Schiro recruited Ochsner’s first chief diversity officer, expanded the organization’s family leave policy, worked to increase minimum wage across the system, 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.
Schiro joined Ochsner in 2007 as Assistant Vice President, compensation, benefits, and human resources information systems (HRIS). Most recently, she served as Executive Vice President, Chief Risk and Human Resources Officer on the executive team.
Prior to joining Ochsner, Schiro worked for Coca-Cola Enterprises for 10 years in progressing HR leadership roles. Schiro 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).