Silver Cross Hospital Names Tracy Ardis Vice President of Human Resources

Tracy ArdisSilver Cross Hospital has promoted Human Resources Director Tracy Ardis to the position of Vice President of Human Resources, effective July 1.Ardis replaces Mark Jepson, who has taken on a new role at Silver Cross Hospital: Vice President of Business Transformation, also effective July 1.

Ardis has worked alongside Jepson for the past 11 years. Under his and Ardis’s leadership, Silver Cross has earned the title of Top Workplace in Will County for the past three years.

In her new role, Ardis has oversight of the Human Resources, Employee Health Services and Employee Wellness departments. She began her career at Silver Cross as Compensation and Benefits Manager in 2007 and was promoted to Director of Human Resources in 2016.Ardis holds a Bachelor of Science degree from Michigan State University and a Professional in Human Resources (PHR) certification.

She began her career in technology at Xerox, eventually moving over to hospitality with Hyatt Hotels, then publishing and entertainment at Ebony/Jet Magazines before entering the healthcare industry. Prior to joining Silver Cross, Ardis served as HR director at Holy Cross Hospital in Chicago.

She serves on two community boards: the Silver Cross Healthy Community Commission and the Will County Workforce Investment Board. At Silver Cross, Ardis is known for her supportive guidance and collaborative style that drives positive results.

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Physicians on Silver Cross Hospital’s Medical Staff have expertise in their areas of practice to meet the needs of patients seeking their care. These physicians are independent practitioners on the Medical Staff and are not the agents or employees of Silver Cross Hospital. They treat patients based upon their independent medical judgment and they bill patients separately for their services.