Deloris Simpson Tuggle joined GBMC HealthCare in December 2011 as vice president of human resources and organizational development / chief human resources officer. An industry veteran with more than 20 years of experience in human resources and organizational development, Tuggle will serve as a member of the organization’s executive team and report to the president/CEO.
She has responsibility and oversight for planning, organizing and providing leadership and direction for the organization’s human resources functions including policy development, interpretation and administration; recruitment, orientation and retention of employees; compensation and benefits programs; performance management and competency assessment; employee relations and labor relations; training and development programs; and spiritual support services.
Tuggle joined GBMC from the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute in Boston, Mass. where she spent three years in the roles of senior director of human resources and interim senior vice president of human resources for the Harvard Medical School-affiliated organization. She also has worked for the May Institute in Randolph, Mass., Lifespan Healthcare Systems in Providence, R.I., The Housing Services Company in Boston, Mass. and Trans World Airlines.
Tuggle earned a master’s degree in dispute resolution and a bachelor’s degree in human services, both from the University of Massachusetts, a professional in human resources certificate (PHR) from Northeastern University and a certificate in contract administration training from the U.S.A. Federal Mediation and Conciliation Program.
She is a board member of Benjamin Healthcare Associates and previously served as co-chair of the Diversity Committee for the Northeast Human Resources Association, as a columnist writing about diversity for the Boston Globe newspaper and as an elected official with the Town of Canton Housing Authority in Massachusetts.