David Cook became vice president for human resources and organizational effectiveness at Barnes-Jewish Hospital in 2013.
His role is focused on the hospital’s most important asset, its workforce. His team’s mission is to foster an environment where employees are provided with the resources and opportunities for continuous growth and development which translates into a lasting competitive advantage.
Cook has many years of human resources leadership experience successfully managing all aspects of the human resources function at both the corporate and field levels. His work as an executive human resources leader has involved working very closely with executive teams in the creation and deployment of strategic human resources initiatives, which led to consistent achievement of business plan results across a variety of industries.
Cook’s professional experience is complemented and strengthened by a master in business administration and a bachelor’s degree from the University of Miami.