Jenny Marchiniak has been named chief human resources officer (CHRO) of Valleywise Health, Arizona’s public teaching hospital and safety net system of care, effective March 22. As CHRO, Marchiniak will be responsible for all aspects of human resources (HR) at Valleywise Health, including employee relations, talent acquisition, benefits and compensation, leader and staff development and internal HR communications.
Marchiniak joins Valleywise from HealthPartners/Group Health Plan, Inc., in Bloomington, Minnesota, where she served as vice president of human resources. There, she led HR transformation while building a customer-focused strategic 70-member HR team. She also led strategic HR planning that attracted, developed and retained talented people across the organization.
Prior to HealthPartners/Group Health Plan, Marchiniak was vice president of operations, HR and training for Fairview Pharmacy in Minneapolis, Minnesota, where she oversaw service line operations and business development, in addition to HR and training. She led a 30 person HR/training team.
“With over 20 years of HR leadership experience in both non-profit and for profit health care organizations, we are confident that Jenny’s previous experience and extensive knowledge of HR transformation initiatives, engagement strategy, talent recruitment and retention and organizational effectiveness will help us to continue to transform Valleywise Health,” said Lia Christiansen, Chief Administrative Officer for Valleywise Health.