Denise Dwight is a former Chief People &Service Delivery Officer, SVP Culture &Service Delivery, HCA Division Vice President-Patient Experience, and Studer Group AccountLeader/Coach. Her healthcare experience spans hospital, division, and corporate leadership roles.

Industry Experience

With over thirty-three years of healthcare experience, Denise drives performance through strategy and execution to achieve organizational performance goals focused on leadership development and coaching in employee and physician engagement, patient experience, and operational achievement.

Denise is a results-driven Executive with extensive experience leading the patient/customer and employee/provider experience within Academic, System, Division, and standalone hospitals as well as medical practice. Coached executives, leaders, and physicians. Highly motivated, team-oriented, and people-focused. She has a proven track record in achieving outcomes.

Expertise in:
  • Strategic Planning and GoalSetting
  • Leader and OrganizationalDevelopment
  • Patient/Customer Experience
  • Leadership Coaching
  • Employee Engagement
  • Physician Engagement
  • Culture of Accountability
  • Medical Practice Coaching
  • Evidence-Based Leadership
  • Conflict Resolution
  • Technology Solutions
  • Operations
Representative Positions
  • Atlas Healthcare Partners: Chief People & Service Deliver Officer |SVP Culture and Service Delivery
  • HCA: Division Vice President, Patient Experience
  • Studer Group: Account Leader/Coach
  • CHI: Chief | Vice President Human Resources

Nicole has an intense desire to make a difference…and it shows. Throughout her work in events, sales & marketing, community work, and business development, Nicole’s career spanning 15 years has produced consistent results.

In 2014, Nicole joined Quint Studer as one of the first employees at Studer Community Institute. She was on the team that piloted the first early learning programs in Pensacola, FL. Nicole also spearheaded the small business training and development program, ultimately helping initiate EntreCon, a nationally known business and leadership conference. Most recently, she organized The Gratitude Symposium, impacting over 61,000 healthcare professionals with 45 expert speakers.

Today Nicole plays a vital role in working with partners and making an impact. She is a certified Management by Strengths trainer and manages all operations, assessments leads the data and research division, and helps organizations turn data into knowledge.

As a former Program and Events Manager for the Chamber of Commerce, she is instrumental in organizing and managing events that have an impact on individuals and organizations. Her extensive experience in sales and marketing with Cox Media has translated into success with organizations she assists. Whether managing partner engagement, managing book sales, designing and maintaining the website, the constant for Nicole is results.

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