Published on October 19, 2021

Silver Cross Hospital Names Dana Bradley Vice President of Human Resources

Dana Bradley
Dana Bradley

Silver Cross Hospital in New Lenox has named Dana Bradley Vice President of Human Resources. She has administrative oversight for all areas of Human Resources, including employee engagement and relations, workforce planning, talent acquisition and retention, and professional development, as well as total rewards, which comprises compensation, benefits, learning and development, and work environment. 

Bradley brings more than 25 years of broad-based leadership experience and demonstrated success in transforming human resource functions to her new role. Prior to joining Silver Cross, Bradley served as Vice President and Chief People Officer of The George Washington University for the past two years, where she led all human resource management and development operations at the largest institution of higher education in the District of Columbia. 

Before that, she was the associate vice president for human resources at Northwestern University. She also held human resources leadership roles at Rush University Medical Center and the University of Chicago, among other organizations. 

Bradley has an M.B.A. in organization development and marketing from Case Western Reserve University. Additionally, she has a B.S. in mass communication and an M.A. in speech communication, both from Miami University in Oxford, Ohio.   

Bradley has served on the Cincinnati School for the Creative and Performing Arts Alumni Board of Directors and Village Mentoring Executive Committee. She currently resides in Chicago. 

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