Kathy Shingleton, MBA, Ed.D., SPHR, SHRM-SCP VP of HR, Virginia Mason Health System VP of HR, Virginia Mason Health System

Kathy Shingleton, MBA, Ed.D., SPHR, SHRM-SCP is the vice president for human resources at Virginia Mason Health System, serving in her role since 2011.

As a strategic health care human resources executive, Kathy oversees the implementation and management of innovative solutions to workforce challenges in order to drive positive organizational change. Her expertise includes employing lean management strategies to maximize human capital, aligning employee passions with organizational goals, physician engagement, talent acquisition and management, creating mutually beneficial community partnerships, innovative solutions to talent recruitment and retention, and succession planning. In addition, Kathy has extensive experience facilitating leadership development programs, providing executive coaching, and performing human resource assessments and audits.

Prior to joining Virginia Mason, Kathy served in both the public and private sectors, working for MD Anderson Cancer Center, the City of Houston, Boehringer Mannheim Diagnostics, Inc., and the University of Texas Medical Brand (UTMB).

Kathy is certified in the Virginia Mason Production System®.