Jim Hughes

Jim Hughes

Vice President, Organizational Development

Mr. Hughes brings over 20 years of experience in learning and organizational development to Ardent, including work in both private and public sector organizations.  He joined the Ardent family in 2008, serving as director of organizational development for the Lovelace Health System before joining the corporate team in 2017.  Mr. Hughes leads Ardent's approach to Performance Management, Learning and Development and Service Excellence, developing these inaugural programs for the enterprise.

He earned his bachelor’s degree from Thiel College and his MBA from the University of Phoenix. Mr. Hughes is also certified as  and has served in leadership roles for professional organizations such as the Association for Talent Development (ATD) and the International Society for Performance Improvement (ISPI).   

Ardent Health Services

Ardent Health Services invests in quality health care. In people, technology, facilities and communities, Ardent makes considerable investments – producing high quality care and extraordinary results.

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