Date: Tuesday October 1
Location: La Cima Club
5215 North O’Connor Road, #2600
Irving, TX 75039
Topic: 4 Generations in the Workforce, Oh My!
Sherri Elliott-Yearly, SPHR
Director, Diversity & Inclusion & Workforce Development
Children’s Health, Dallas
VP Total Rewards
Texas Health Resources
AVP Organizational Development & Training
Dr. Noah Hoskins
Senior Vice President and Group Medical Officer
Hospital Medicine Division
Tina Bowers, MBA, CDM
Director, Diversity, Inclusion, and Workforce Development
Children’s Health, Dallas Texas
Tina Bowers is a results-oriented leader with 20+ years of strategic leadership experience in the health care industry. In her current role, Tina is responsible for advancing diversity and inclusion at Children’s Health, an 8,000-employee pediatric health system. Her goal is to create an inclusive workplace where employees feel welcome, valued and respected and where the workforce reflects the patients, employees, and communities we serve.
Prior to joining Children’s, Tina served in HR leadership roles at for-profit and not-for-profit health systems including Methodist Health System and Tenet Health. She has worked in all functional areas of HR and is a trusted advisor to leaders across the organization.
Tina is married and lives in Rowlett with Terry, her husband of 30 years. They have two daughters and one granddaughter who is the apple of their eye. She enjoys travel, yoga, fishing, consuming audio books and long walks.
Tina holds an MBA from Southern Methodist University and is Certified in Diversity Management in Healthcare through the Institute for Diversity in Health Management.
As VP, Total Health and Total Rewards, Carla Dawsonoversees all aspects of benefits, compensation, leaves and employee health & safety for Texas Health Resources almost 25,000 employees. She has responsibility for system Benefits functions including medical, Rx, wellness, dental, vision, COBRA, FSA, Disability, Life/AD&D, PTO, Tuition Reimbursement, and Retirement. She also is accountable for leaves, ADAs and Worker’s Comp which are managed in-house along with creating a culture of employee safety. Her compensation team establishes all pay practices and manages recognition program and incentives. She is also responsible for Employee Health policies for the system and champions Employee Safety within the organization. In addition, she has oversight for HR operations for Texas Health’s physician organization.
Prior to joining Texas Health in 2005, Dawson was a consultant at Hewitt Associates for 7 years where Texas Health was one of her clients. She held HR positions prior to her time at Hewitt.
Dawson earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in advertising with honors from Texas Tech University. She holds CBP (Certified Benefit Professional) and CCP (Certified Compensation Professional) certifications from WorldAtWork.
Sherri Elliott-Yeary, the Generational Guru is widely recognized as the leading voice on Millennials and the multigenerational workplace.
Often called a “translator,” Sherri advises both young professionals looking to succeed in today’s work environment and the organizations that want to recruit, retain and market to them.
She is the Bestselling author of Ties to Tattoo’s: Turning Generational Differences into a Competitive Advantage, You Can Have It All, Just Not All at Once and her new series Crack the Millennial Code: How to Market, Manage and Motivate Millennials.
Her consulting clients and keynote speaking audiences have included over 1,000 corporations, conferences and universities, including Dallas Mavericks, Citi, Christus Health, Nissan, Raytheon, Army and Airforce Exchange, Gaylord Inc., and The National Guard.
Sherri also works with select brands as their go-to in-house expert and public spokesperson for all things millennial, including strategic planning, media campaigns and social outreach. As an HR executive she has created and delivered webinars that trained over 100,000 people to advance their careers.
Her advice and opinions have appeared in such media outlets as The TODAY Show, The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, CNN and NPR. Sherri has become known as the ‘Go To’ expert for all things Millennial.
Sherri’s passion for mentoring young people goes back to her junior high days as she led the first Alberta Alcohol and Drug Abuse Commission Student Program in Canada. Sherri and her family are now based in Dallas, Texas.
Suzanne Farmer, Ph.D., serves as the Learning and Development executive for UT Southwestern Medical Center, where she leads the organizational development, succession and learning strategy for the Medical School, and its University Hospitals and Clinics. Her key responsibilities include identifying and building key physician and professional leadership talent, leading organization design, galvanizing change, and driving employee engagement. Her accomplishments since joining the organization in 2012 include consolidating learning entities across the enterprise and launching the Academy for Career Enrichment (ACE) that expands access to personalized learning opportunities through technology and customized programs, the Leadership Foundations cohort program that graduates 600 people managers per year, and the expansion of Executive Coaching and OD services to faculty and their departments.
Prior to her role at UT Southwestern, Farmer led Talent and Organization Development at Dean Foods, led Sales Communication at Frito-Lay North America, and gained global experience leading talent management and succession planning at Celanese. She began her career at Dell Inc. in Austin as an Organization Development consultant. Farmer earned her Ph.D. in Industrial/Organizational Psychology from Central Michigan University and her B.S. in Psychology from Texas A&M University. Her assessment and selection research is published in the Journal of Organizational Behavior, and she is also published in the Journal of Vocational Behavior, and the Journal of Occupational and Health Psychology. She is a member of the American Psychological Association, the Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology, the Society for Human Resource Management and the International Association of Business Communicators.
Dr. Noah Hoskins is a Senior Vice President and Group Medical Officer for the Hospital Medicine Division at SCP Health. Her primary responsibilities include maintaining clinical excellence in Hospital and Intensive Medicine services through clinician professional development, patient-centered care and outcomes-driven management.
A native Floridian, Dr. Hoskins received her medical degree from the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine and completed her residency training at Medstar Health Union Memorial Hospital in Baltimore, Maryland. Always focused on physician development, she then served as Internal Medicine Clinical Faculty and Director of the Women’s Health Clinic. She now serves as a leader in hospital medicine and has created a proven track record of improving patient experience scores, establishing best practices for physician engagement, and innovating solutions for the healthcare challenges of today, all while connecting to healthcare of the future.
Her current focus is implementing processes for medical directors designed to generate clinician engagement, raise the standard of clinical care in their communities, and lead efficient caring teams.