Theresa McCoy Carlisle, Director of Human Resources
Theresa McCoy Carlisle joined Ovation as director of human resources in March 2021, bringing more than 20 years of healthcare HR experience. In her career, she has worked directly with virtually every aspect of HR, from employment law to workers’ compensation, benefits administration, HR information systems, professional development and leadership training, payroll administration, performance management, and talent acquisition and onboarding. She also brings special expertise in strategic planning and management of HR through mergers and acquisitions, as well as with succession planning, employee relations and HR policies.
Prior to joining Ovation, she served as director of human resources for the Western region of Los Angeles-based RadNet Management, Inc., a national outpatient imaging company. In this role, she directed the HR function for California operations, leading a team of 10 HR professionals to support more than 3,500 employees at 150 outpatient radiology centers and other company locations.
Earlier in her career, she served as a senior HR strategic consultant to Providence Saint John’s Health Center in Santa Monica, and as regional director of human resources and HR information systems for Los Angeles-based Elements Behavioral Health. She began her human resources career at Olympia Medical Center, first as human resource coordinator and then as human resources manager and process improvement coordinator.
Carlisle earned a Master of Education degree in learning and development from Western Governors University, as well as a Bachelor of Arts degree in business management from Antioch University. She is AWI-certified in workplace investigations and prevention of harassment, discrimination and retaliation.