Joseph Cabral, CHRO of the Year Nominee

Joseph Cabral
Former SVP and CHRO, The North Shore-LIJ Health System

Joseph Cabral is the Senior Vice President & Chief Human Resources Officer for the North Shore-LIJ Health System. The organization has an annual operating budget of more than $7 billion and a workforce comprised of more than 48,000 employees, making it one of the largest healthcare systems in the country, with 16 hospitals, several long-term care facilities, an internationally recognized medical research institute and New York State’s first new allopathic medical school in more than 40 years, the Hofstra North Shore-LIJ School of Medicine. North Shore-LIJ, along with PepsiCo and Procter & Gamble, was recently awarded the 2013 Human Resource Management (HRM) Impact Award, the first international award to honor organizations with outstanding evidence-based HR management practices.

With more than 19 years of experience developing and executing strategies that enhance cultural and organizational change, he has spent the past seven years driving the health system’s business objectives, vision and values forward in all aspects of Talent Management and Human Resources operations in order to achieve the organization’s goals.

Mr. Cabral has held key HR leadership roles at New York Presbyterian Hospital and Children’s Hospital in Boston, MA, and has been cited by Time Magazine, Business Week, The Wall Street Journal, New York Times, Forbes and other industry publications for his expertise in “Best Practices” in Human Resources. He accepted, on behalf of North Shore-LIJ Health System, the Taleo Customer Innovation Award for creating a strategic, efficient talent management process that has helped the organization achieve its operational financial goals. He holds an M.S. in Quality Systems Management. He has taught as an adjunct professor in Human Resources Management at the University of Massachusetts. He also served as a Baldrige Examiner and serves as a trustee for one of the largest Taft-Hartley Pension Plans in the country. Additionally, he was appointed by the Governor of New York to serve on the Regional Economic Development Council.

*Now Chief Human Resources Officer with the Cleveland Clinic

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