Regional VP, HCA Human Resources Group HCA Healthcare
Benjamin joined the HCA Gulf Coast Division as the Regional
Vice President of HR in 2016. The HCA Gulf Coast Division is an affiliation of
hospitals serving greater Houston, Corpus Christi and South Texas. The HCA Gulf Coast Division is the #1
provider of healthcare services in the Houston market. With 18 hospitals, 12 freestanding emergency
rooms, 8 ambulatory surgery centers, more than 20,000 employees and 9,800
active physicians, the HCA Gulf Coast Division offers patients access to a
circle of care that is unique in the region.
Prior to joining HCA, Benjamin worked as the ScottMadden
consulting project lead for HCA's HR transformation project that kicked off in
2011. Over the course of the HR transformation, Benjamin spent nearly 10,000
hours working with hospital and outpatient HR teams, all HR Centers of
Excellence, with a focus on Talent Acquisition, Leadership & Organizational
Development, and the new HR Analytics function. Aligning HR support to HCA
business objectives and incorporating internal leading practices into HR
processes were key tenets of the implementation approach. Since kicking off the
HR transformation project in 2011, Benjamin worked with HR teams at over 160
facilities across all 14 Divisions as they prepared for the launch of the new
HR shared services model.
Benjamin joined ScottMadden in 2006 and has expertise in
large-scale HR transformations, talent management strategies, shared services
design and implementation, operations improvement, and project and change
management. Prior to joining ScottMadden, he spent several years working at
McMaster-Carr Supply Company. Benjamin held a variety of positions including,
Recruiter, Sales Development and Marketing Manager, Accounts Receivable
Manager, and Warehouse Director.
Benjamin is a member of the Society for Human Resources
Management (SHRM), the American Society for Healthcare Human Resources
Administration (ASHHRA), and the Texas Society for Healthcare Human Resources
Administration and Education (TSHHRAE).
graduated Phi Beta Kappa with his bachelor of science in Biology from Wofford
College where he served as student body president. Benjamin received his M.B.A.
with a concentration in Strategy and Healthcare Consulting from Emory
University’s Goizueta Business School.