He serves as Vice President/Chief Human Resources Officer where he plays a key role in the overall administration, coordination, and evaluation of the UW Heath/Human Resources Team.
The HR department’s mission is to develop strategies and initiatives that; recruit, retain, recognize and reward excellent employees and physicians as they strive to deliver compassionate care and provide excellent clinical quality to all who need to visit our clinics and hospitals.
Wayne began his career with UW Health in April 2017 and has responsibility for the areas including; Recruitment and Retention, HR Information Systems and Service Delivery, Learning & Development, Compensation & Benefits, Employee Relations and Recognition, Performance Management, Wellness, and Employee Health Services.
Wayne brings over 20 years of healthcare industry specific HR experience. Prior to joining UW Health, he worked at Wheaton Franciscan Healthcare, serving there for the last 7 years as the Senior Vice-President of Human Resources.
Wayne holds a Bachelor’s of Business and Administration and Master’s degrees from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee.