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BHSH System Names New Chief People Officer

Grand Rapids and Southfield, Mich., Aug. 29, 2022—BHSH System welcomes Tracie Morris as its new chief people officer, effective September 11.

In this role, Morris will be integral in developing inspirational and innovative people strategies  that will propel the organization forward to thrive in a vibrant and inclusive culture. She will champion the programs and initiatives that impact our people, such as learning, development, recruitment, retention, culture and well-being.

“Tracie shares our passion for a high-performing culture and investing in our people,” said Tina Freese Decker, President & CEO, BHSH System. “She, working with our teams, will be integral as we reimagine our workforce and workplace, ensuring we are realizing our mission. Tracie has the vision and experience to make an immediate and positive impact for our teams, organization and communities.”

Morris comes to BHSH System from BMO Financial Group, as the senior vice president, chief human resources officer and chief inclusion officer since 2019. In every role of her 30-year career, she has led the talent strategy, organizational effectiveness and execution of inclusion and talent programs.

“The future of work is evolving and it is exciting to be on the BHSH System team to envision new ways of working and preparing for how to best support talent in the integrated delivery of health care and coverage,” said Morris. “I look forward to championing the strategies and supporting leaders so that team members and clinicians can do their best work.”

We are grateful for the Furst Group’s assistance in conducting a national search for our chief people officer.


About BHSH System

Formed from two leading health systems in Michigan (Beaumont Health and Spectrum Health), BHSH System is a not-for-profit health system that provides care and coverage with an exceptional team of 64,000+ dedicated people—including more than 11,500 physicians and advanced practice providers and more than 15,000 nurses offering services in 22 hospitals, 300+ outpatient locations and several post-acute facilities—and Priority Health, a provider-sponsored health plan serving over 1.2 million members across the state of Michigan. Through experience, innovation and collaboration, we are building a system designed to meet the needs of the people we serve through care and coverage that is simple, affordable, equitable and exceptional.

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