Humans At Work in Healthcare Employee Experience Panel

Leadership Series: Humans at Work in Healthcare

Join us on Thursday, August 19th at 4pm EST for Wambi’s next executive panel event to discover what drives this dedicated group of diverse leaders to making the employee experience in healthcare excellent!

In the words of Oprah, “Passion is energy.” In this passion-lit, interactive discussion moderated by Rebecca Metter, CEO of Wambi, hear from accomplished people-first healthcare executives on their top priority for building a thriving workplace. Hear the one thing each leader is passionate about as their top priority to building a workplace that fights burnout and strives to create meaningful work experiences for all. We will be polling the audience to gain insights into your priorities and passion areas, too. Don’t miss this opportunity to join our peer-mentoring movement!

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After registration, you’ll receive a confirmation email with a unique link to join the webinar. Download the calendar invite to save the date. Once registered, you’ll have the opportunity to view the event recording. If you cannot attend live, we encourage you to register to receive the recording to view at your convenience.


Ophelia Byers, Vice President & Chief Nursing Officer at NY-Presbyterian Hospital (New York)

Sebastien Girard, Chief People Officer at Centura Health (Colorado and Western Kansas)

Paula Pritzl, Chief Human Resources Officer at Marshfield Clinic Health System (Wisconsin)

Zane Zumbahlen, Chief Human Resources Officer at the Cancer Treatment Centers of America (Nationwide)

Ophelia Byers

Vice President & Chief Nursing Officer @New York-Presbyterian

Ophelia M. Byers DNP, APRN, WHNP-BC, NEA-BC, CPXP, she/her(s), is a hospital executive in New York, speaker, author, and self-described culture cultivator and way-maker. Dr. Byers has been in the nursing profession for over 21 years, inclusive of a clinical background in Women and Children’s Health and progressive leadership roles over the last 12 years. Diversity/Equity/Inclusion/Belonging, team engagement, and leader development are key priorities in her leadership practice; and, in that vein, her doctoral research was published in a co-authored, peer-reviewed manuscript: Giving While Grieving: Racism-Related Stress and Psychological Resilience in Black/African American Nurses. Dr. Byers, her husband, and their two (2) children live in the New York Metropolitan Area. Learn more about Dr. Byers’s professional background here:

Sebastien Girard

Chief People Officer @Centura Health

Sebastien Girard joined Centura Health as Senior Vice President & Chief People Officer in July 202 and is responsible for the strategic and operational advancement of the Human Resources division. Sebastien’s career spans more than 20 years in overseeing operations, sales, human resources and talent acquisitions teams, profit and loss statement management, and adapting the people strategy to market needs in the human resources service provider and healthcare industries. Sebastien previously served as Senior Vice President Workforce Operations at Atrium Health in Charlotte, NC and as Workforce Officer for Parkland Hospital in Dallas, TX. Sebastien holds a Master of Business Administration from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT). Learn more about Sebastien’s professional background here:

Paula Pritzl

Chief Human Resources Officer @Marshfield Health Clinic System

33 years with Marshfield Clinic Health System. A health system with over 12,500 employees, physicians, and APC’s providing care in rural communities within WI. Four years in Administration working with the CFO and 29 years within HR. Most current role CHRO. People are my passion. Kindness is my motto. Growth opportunities a must. Engagement is our goal. I believe if we are passionate about our employees, treat them with kindness and respect, provide challenges and growth opportunities, engagement will be natural. We have multiple opportunities each and every day to make a difference to those whose paths we cross. It is a mission of mine to instill the impact of what a simple gesture can have to someone…many times without us even knowing it.

Zane Zumbahlen

Chief Human Resources and Talent Officer @Cancer Treatment Centers of America® (CTCA)

A human resources leader with global expertise in large-scale innovation to drive strategic transformation and growth, he is focused on driving business value, optimizing performance, reinvigorating continuous learning, driving the ongoing evolution of talent attraction and fostering engagement, diversity and inclusion. Zumbahlen joined CTCA® in July 2020 following a 25-year career at IBM where he held various leadership roles in the United States, Sweden and Japan. Most recently, he served as Vice President of Human Resources supporting the synergy efforts for IBM’s acquisition of Red Hat in Armonk, New York, which helped strengthen the company’s position in the hybrid multi-cloud sector. Zumbahlen earned a Master’s degree in Human Resources and Labor Relations from Michigan State University and a Bachelor of Science degree in Psychology from the University of Illinois. Learn more about Zane’s professional background here:


Aug 19 2021


Eastern Standard Time (EST)
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

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