James W. Hodge

This article accompanies The Culture-Changer and The 2013 HR Honor Roll.

Category: Organizations with fewer than 7,500 employees

Title: Vice President of Human Resources

Company: Redstone Presbyterian SeniorCare, Greensburg, Pa.

Key HR Challenges: Arrived to launch a human resource function and encountered a culture of apathy, distrust, and lack of respect for co-workers and management, along with high turnover. 

Key HR Accomplishments: Established the human resource department, developed career lattice for positions without mobility or growth; significantly improved retention and culture; moved wellness from simply a reaction to high renewal costs to a well-known best practice that supports healthier lifestyles for employees and their families.

Oct 1, 2013
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