Senior Vice President, Chief Human Resources Officer
Candy Knowles serves as Parkland Health & Hospital System's Senior Vice President and Chief Human Resources Officer.
Knowles provides organizational leadership to a human resources team that manages benefits and employment services for more than 8,000 employees.
commitment to growth and innovation is a valuable asset at Parkland
Knowles comes to Parkland with more than 20 years of extensive human resources management experience.
She has worked at Parkview Health System in Fort Wayne, Indiana, where she was responsible for human resources, security and employee safety functions throughout the 827-bed health care system.
In addition, she
has considerable experience working with communities, county health departments and voluntary agencies.
Knowles received a master's degree in health care administration from Cardinal Stritch University in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.
She received her undergraduate degree in business administration from Lakeland College in Sheboygan, Wisconsin.
Knowles is a Fellow in the American College of Healthcare Executives and is certified as a Senior Professional in Human Resources through the Society of Human Resources Management.