Keith W. Minnis

Keith is a highly accomplished Senior Executive Leader & Human Resources Professional with with over 30 years experience in complex matrix healthcare systems consisting of for-profit, not-for profit, and community health system models. A proven track record of success in human capital management, merger & acquisitions, recruitment & retention, employee engagement & relations, and Lean health care applications which drive individual, organizational, and operational performance.

Keith has served in the most recent roles at the following healthcare systems: Vice President of Human Resources INTEGRIS Health, Lead HR Strategy and Sr./HR Business Partners, Operations, HR Centers of Expertise; Talent Acquisition, Talent Management, HR Shared Services Center, Payroll, Compensation, Benefits, HRIS, Workers Compensation, Caregiver Health & Wellness, & Employee Assistance Program Regional Vice President Human Resources Ascension Healthcare Served as the Regional Vice President of Human Resources for the Northeast/Southeast Regions. Supporting Oklahoma, Kansas, Chicago IL, Amsterdam NY, Binghamton NY, Bridgeport CT, Baltimore Maryland, Washington D.C, & Ascension Senior Living and Post-Acute Services over 13 States.

Additionally, serve as Executive HR leading Ministry wide contingent labor optimization. Regional Vice President of Human Resources Mercy West Community – Oklahoma Served as the Senior Human Resource Executive for Mercy West – Oklahoma Community (representing 15 Hospitals & over 100 clinics).

Additionally, serve as the Executive Human Resources Sponsor for Ministry wide labor optimization and VMS/MSP initiative. Provide executive, administrative, operational, and strategic responsibilities for Human Resources for the Mercy Ministry in the State of Oklahoma.

Vice President, Human Resources Talent Acquisition & Talent Management Baylor Scott & White Healthcare, and System Human Resources Manager Norman Regional Health System Norman, OK Keith completed an Executive MBA Texas A&M Health Sciences School of Medicine & Scott & White Executive Education Program (SWEEP) 2013, an Advanced Bachelor of Social Work – B.S.W. and following certifications: Senior Professional in Human Resources (SPHR) HRCI Certification 2008-present Senior Certified Human Resources Professional – SHRM-SCP 2015 – present Professional in Human Resources (PHR) HRCI Certification Academy of Certified Baccalaureate Social Workers – ACBSW Lean Healthcare Education Program Scott & White Healthcare LEAN Certified – Continuous Learning Improvement Program (CLIP) Certified 2009 Lean Management System Certified (LMS) 2012 Keith is a 5th generation proud Okie from Sulphur, Oklahoma.

Keith proudly boast most about being a , husband of 34 years to Shawn, & father to 3 beautiful & brilliant young adults Montana (son) age 27, Tamah (daughter) 24, & Kannon (son) 18, & Tank (French bulldog 3, & Tug (English bulldog) 10. Keith & Shawn live in Norman, OK where they’ve primarily raised their family. They enjoy spending time in the Arbukcle Mountains, Lake, & Park areas as they have 42 acres of land bordering the National Park they’re restoring, conserving, and preserving for generations to enjoy.

What words of advice and encouragement would you give to someone just starting out in HR?

As an HR Professional you have the opportunity impact lives & generations personally, professionally, & from a community perspective…Never underestimate the difference you can make!!

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