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Danielle Lombard-Sims, PhD

senior vice president and chief human resources officer, Regional One Health

Danielle Lombard-Sims, Ph.D., SPHR, is the senior vice president and chief human resources officer at Regional One Health. In this role, Lombard-Sims is responsible for the oversite of human resources operation, talent acquisition, talent management, employee and labor relations, training and development and occupational health. Lombard-Sims joined Regional One Health in 2018. She previously served in human resources executive roles at LSU Health and Ochsner Health System in New Orleans.

Lombard-Sims has more than 20 years of human resources leadership experience. She earned her Senior Professional in HR certification (SPHR) and has been a certified HR professional since 1999. Originally from New Orleans, she graduated summa cum laude from Spring Hill College; obtained a Master’s Degree from Purdue University in Industrial/Organizational Psychology; obtained a second Master’s Degree in Management from Indiana Wesleyan University; and earned a doctorate in Global Leadership with a specialization in Organizational Management from the Indiana Institute of Technology.

Lombard-Sims co-authored three research articles, which were published in the Journal of Business and Psychology, Computers and Human Behavior, and the Journal of Developmental Education.