Michelle Adamolekun is an talented human capital business leader with 23+ years of progressive Human Resources and Operations experience across the financial, educational, high tech and healthcare industries.
Michelle joined Ascension Health as the Regional VP & Chief Human Resources Officer for Ascension Health in 2015, with oversight for over 23,000 employees and responsible for the development and implementation of an enterprise-wide talent strategy to support the organization’s strategic roadmap. Ascension Health is the largest Catholic health system in the world and the largest non-profit health system in the United States with facilities in 23 states.
Among her list of accolades, Michelle has a Masters of Science degree from Texas State University, a Bachelors of Arts degree from the University of Texas at Austin, certifications as Professional in Human Resources (PHR), Global Career Development Facilitator (GCDF), Board Certified Coach (BCC), and is a certified DDI & Emotional Intelligence (EQi) trainer and assessor. Michelle was the recipient of a full scholarship in the sport of Track & Field from 1989 – 1993 and the Earl Campbell Scholarship in 1992 at the University of Texas at Austin.
Michelle strongly believes in giving back to her community and currently serves as President & Co-Founder of the Reggae Girlz Foundation. She has also served as a board member/officer for St Vincent’s Health System, Sacred Heart Health System, the Central Texas Workforce Solutions Board, Capital Idea, Meridian World School, Jack & Jill of America – Austin Chapter, the NBMBAA-Austin Chapter Executive Advisory Council and the Lake Travis Middle School Campus Advisory Committee.
Michelle has been a featured speaker for numerous professional organizations within the Florida, Alabama, and Central Texas areas and has been applauded for her active commitment to mentoring and coaching activities.
Michelle and spouse Lanre of 23 years are the proud parents of son, Nathaniel (19) and daughter, Olufolasade (17).
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