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Talent-Smart Boards – in conversation with Donna M. Hughes

The ability to attract, develop, and retain talent has always been an intrinsic part of any organization’s strategy for success. Yet, in the past, organizations have been slow to consider human resource experts for corporate board seats. This is changing. As mitigating human capital risks has become more of a focal point for companies, boards […]

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How Donna Hughes Guides Teams along the ‘Curve of Change’

“Donna Hughes found her passion for the field of human resources by way of law. In her years as an attorney, Hughes focused on employment and labor issues as in-house counsel at Circuit City Stores before later working on fast-paced mergers and acquisitions in the pharmaceutical industry. She then rerouted her path, taking a job as senior

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An Inside Perspective on Diversity, Inclusion, and Employee Engagement – Donna M. Hughes

Donna M. Hughes, a human capital expert, and lawyer with strong business acumen was featured in the podcast Employment Law Now. Michael Schmidt (the host of the podcast), Vice Chair of Cozen O’Connor’s Labor & Employment Department, discusses current employment law news, trends, developments and guest analysis. In this episode, they discuss The View from HR: An

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Keynote Speaker for Arizona Alliance for Community Health Centers – Donna M. Hughes

The Arizona Alliance for Community Health Centers (the Alliance) is the Primary Care Association (PCA) for Arizona. The organization exists to support and grow the healthcare safety net that includes health centers, look-alikes, and Federally Qualified Health Centers (FQHCs), as well as organizations interested in becoming health centers. They also drive health center growth by assessing unmet

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The Impact of the Pandemic on Essential Workers – Donna M. Hughes

Donna M. Hughes, a human resources expert, and an accomplished attorney with strong business acumen was featured in a podcast, Today’s Workplace by Barbara Johnson and Belinda Reed Shannon. A human resource executive, organizational leadership coach, and accomplished attorney with over 25 years of experience – Donna is passionate about developing the next generation of leaders, so

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Keynote speaker, Donna Hughes, presents at Lemoyne College on Conscious Leadership and Culturally Competent Healthcare

Le Moyne College’s Madden School of Business recently presented Conscious Leadership and Culturally Competent Healthcare. Donna M. Hughes, Chief People Officer at Emblem Health, was the keynote speaker at this prestigious event. Hughes has helped build a talented, diverse team whose members are empowered to bring a wealth of experiences, and culture to the organization’s strategic

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Crain’s Annual Most Notable in Health Care List 2021 – Donna M. Hughes

I am honored to announce that I have been chosen as one of Crain’s 2021 annual Most Notable in Health Care List. This achievement is especially rewarding after the adaptations and hardships we as a company and as people went through in the year 2020. I am delighted to be recognized for my continued DEI

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HR on the Frontline of Corporate Response to George Floyd — Donna M. Hughes

The murder of George Floyd in Minneapolis triggered a civil rights moment that has forced businesses to evaluate their company culture. Donna M. Hughes was featured in a podcast Today’s Workplace with Ashley Ridgeway-Washington, to discuss how HR is on the frontline of corporate response to George Floyd. Donna focuses on developing the next generation of leaders,

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