SCHAUMBURG, Ill., April 15, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Cancer Treatment Centers of America® (CTCA) today announced the appointment of Devin C. Carty as Chief Talent and Experience Officer. Carty will serve as a key member of the CTCA leadership team, creating and executing an enterprise-wide talent strategy that includes talent acquisition and selection, external talent brand reputation, stakeholder engagement, and leadership development.
"We are truly fortunate to have someone of Devin's professional and personal caliber," said Gerard van Grinsven, President and CEO. "With the addition of Devin we look forward to continuing our mission of creating a world class, talent based organization that attracts individuals with a passion and expertise in treating the whole person and not just the disease of cancer."
Carty was most recently the VP, Culture, Chief Marketing and Experience Officer for Vanguard Health System where he oversaw a network of 30 hospitals and more than 45,000 employees. Prior to his role with Vanguard, Carty was a partner with Gallup Consulting where he worked extensively with healthcare clients on issues including culture improvement, human capital management, employee engagement and physician partnership and engagement. Carty also worked for the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) as a researcher for its space program, studying the different rates of E. coli in an oxygenated vs. deoxygenated environment.
Carty received an Executive MBA in International Executive Leadership from the University of Nebraska, Lincoln, Nebraska. Prior to that, Carty received a dual bachelor's degree in biology and biochemistry from Benedictine University in Lisle, Illinois. Additionally, Carty advanced his education through Executive Development and Certifications in Design Thinking from the Institute of Design at Stanford, Lean Process Improvement from Toyota University, Leadership and Organizational Transformation from Center for Creative Leadership, Strengths Coaching from Gallup University, Information Technology from SUNY-Binghamton School of Management, and Corporate Restructuring, Mergers and Acquisitions from Harvard Business School.
About Cancer Treatment Centers of America®
Cancer Treatment Centers of America, Inc. (CTCA) is a national network of hospitals focusing on complex and advanced stage cancer. CTCA offers a comprehensive, fully integrative approach to cancer treatment and serves patients from all 50 states at facilities located in Atlanta, Chicago, Philadelphia, Phoenix and Tulsa. Known for delivering the Mother Standard® of care and Patient Empowerment Medicine®, CTCA provides patients with information about cancer and their treatment options so they can control their treatment decisions. For more information about CTCA, go to www.cancercenter.com.