Jim Dunn

Member Since 2022

Jim Dunn

Chief People and Culture Officer

Advocate Health

Charlotte, North Carolina Area

Jim Dunn, PhD, DHA, DAST, FACHE, is executive vice president and chief people and culture officer for Advocate Health, one of the most comprehensive and highly integrated not-for-profit healthcare systems in the nation. As a member of the executive leadership team, Dunn leads teams that focus on the engagement of Advocate Health teammates – from recruitment through retirement – including workforce relations, diversity and inclusion, compensation, benefits, learning and organizational development, teammate health, LiveWELL, recognition, events and HR communications, external affairs, corporate and community outreach, and government relations. A national expert in culture, diversity and inclusion, and the employee experience, Dunn joined Atrium Health in April 2018 and worked with leadership teams from Advocate Aurora and Atrium Health when they merged to form Advocate. Previously, Dunn served as the executive vice president and chief talent officer for Parkland Health and Hospital System in Dallas, Texas.


  • Human Resources
  • Change Management
  • People Management


February 13th, 2023

Good Boundaries Make Good Colleagues and Friends

Harmonious working relationships are what keep you in the game.

October 31st, 2022

People and Culture Expert: Coping With 3 Kinds of Toxic Colleagues

When they go low, do you go high?


Advocate Health

Advocate Health is redefining how, when and where care is delivered to help people live well. We’re providing equitable care for all in our communities and using our combined strength and expertise to deliver better outcomes at a lower cost. Headquartered in Charlotte, North Carolina, we have a combined footprint across six states – Alabama, Georgia, Illinois, North Carolina, South Carolina and Wisconsin – and maintain a strong organizational presence in Chicago and Milwaukee.


  • Health Care
  • Hospital
  • innovative research