Dana Cates

About Dana Cates

Dana Cates is a Senior Consultant for Lean Human Capital by HealthcareSource. She has more than 30 years' human resources practitioner and leadership experience. Previously, she was the Director of System Recruitment and Strategic Workforce Planning for Texas Health Resources, one of the largest faith-based, nonprofit health systems in the United States employing over 20,000 employees. Dana has also served in HR leadership positions with Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta and St. Joseph Health System. She earned her Business Administration degree from Georgia State University and obtained her Senior Professional in Human Resources (SPHR), Strategic Workforce Planning (SWP), and Recruiter Academy (RACR) certifications.

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