Jessica Henderson

Chief Human Resources Officer

Jessica Henderson, Chief Human Resources Officer at Golden Valley Memorial Healthcare (GVMH), has more than 14 years of human resources experience in the healthcare industry. In her role, she works directly with the leadership team to develop and execute the human resources strategic objectives of the organization.

Henderson provides leadership, direction and coordination for services provided by the Human Resources department, including development and administration of employee benefit programs, wage/pay practices, human resource policies, as well as recruitment and onboarding of new staff. In addition, she leads the Leadership Development Institute (LDI) planning team which plans and organizes quarterly leadership training meetings and co-chairs the Staff Advisory Committee.

Prior to joining GVMH, Henderson worked at Fitzgibbon Hospital for 10 years as the Human Resources Director, Human Resources Manager and Recruiter. She also worked as the Recruiting Manager at Pathways Behavioral Healthcare (Compass Health Network).

She received a dual Master of Arts degree in Human Resources Development and Management Leadership from Webster University in St. Louis, MO and a Bachelor of Science in Psychology from the University of Central Missouri in Warrensburg, MO. Henderson also serves on the Missouri Society of Healthcare Human Resource Association (MSHHRA) Board.