Houston Healthcare HR Association is here! As part of the largest medical center in the world, HR executives and professionals within healthcare now have a place to network and have opportunities to receive continuing education specific to healthcare.


Board Members & Staff

Our Board Members are HR leaders from various positions and types of organizations within healthcare. We have representation from the largest health systems to physician practices.

Meet our Board Members
  • Lori Knowles

    SVP | CHRO, Memorial Hermann

  • Gary Marsh

    Director, Talent Management & Workforce Strategies, Harris Health

  • Leah Ramsey

    Vice President | Ascend HR Corp

  • Nadine Hill

    HR Director | Oncology Consultants

  • Laura Matthews

    HR Director | Houston Methodist

  • Michelle Bubel

    Director of Recruiting | RediClinic

  • Carlos Fernandez

    Talent Acquisition Manager | Houston Methodist

  • Fareen Fazal

    HR Director | Memorial Hermann, Memorial City

  • Susan Bailey-Newell

    SVP & CHRO | CHI | St Luke's - Texas Division

  • Michelle Newton

    Director of Human Resources – Talent Recruitment | MD Anderson

  • Rollis Fontenot III

    President | Ascend HR Corp

Mission Statement

To advance the Houston health care community through the support and development of a knowledgeable and connected network of human resources professionals by creating a forum to drive talent management strategies and sharing of best practices. To partner with Texas Medical Center stakeholders to shape the future health care workforce, promote agility in an innovative environment, and drive socially responsible initiatives.

Vision Statement

An engaged community of health care human resources professionals that supports outstanding patient care through the development and attraction of a diverse health care workforce.

Values Statement

Trust, Collaboration, Integrity, Innovation, Leadership, Inclusion, Community, Stewardship, Mentoring, and Development

HHHRA Board Member Organizations:


HR Maximizer
Memorial Hermann
Harris Health
CHI St Lukes Health
RediClinic
Oncology Consultants
Houston Methodist