Julie McGovern serves as Vice President and Chief Human Resources Officer at Anne Arundel Medical Center in Annapolis Maryland.
She has made it a priority to create a work environment that is supportive of all staff, using the wellbeing framework to guide all workforce initiatives. She has placed particular emphasis on recruiting and retaining entry level support staff. Ms. McGovern links the wellbeing work to employee engagement, and workforce outcomes.
Prior to her current role, Julie worked at Chilton Hospital and Atlantic Health System in New Jersey. She has executive experience in various HR roles, including health benefits administration, talent development and recruitment. She has experience guiding hospital mergers and integration.
She has a master’s degree in Corporate and Organizational Communications from Fairleigh Dickinson University, Madison, New Jersey, and an undergraduate degree in Political Science from Lock Haven University, Pennsylvania. She is the author of the book The Happy Employee.
Julie is a board member for the Anne Arundel Workforce Initiatives Board and the Anne Arundel County United Way Partnership Board. She divides her time between Annapolis Maryland and northern New Jersey.