TCG Places Vice President of Talent Acquisition at Hackensack Meridian Health

UNITED STATES – Hackensack Meridian Health has placed Mark Rowe as their new Vice President of Talent Acquisition. Managing Partner, Pam Noble, and Recruiting Director, Carrie Longmire led and placed the critical HR search.

“It was an honor to collaborate with Hackensack Meridian Health in fulfilling this crucial role within their expanding hospital system. Mark Rowe’s appointment embodies a strategic union of talent and purpose, aligning Hackensack’s commitment to healthcare excellence with Mark’s strategic vision and expertise in talent acquisition. Together, they will shape a future where top-tier talent and inclusivity drive healthcare innovation and impact,” Pam Noble shared.

As the Vice President of Talent Selection, Mark will take the helm of the talent selection team spearheading strategic planning, designing, and overseeing the implementation of Talent Acquisition programs across a wide spectrum of talent needs throughout multiple lines of disciplines, business units, and sites to deliver innovative and cost-effective solutions that effectively align with the strategic workforce goals & and objectives while staying true to the organizational mission “to transform healthcare and be recognized as the leader for positive change.” As a pivotal member of the Human Resources Leadership team, his collaboration with organizational leadership will be instrumental in executing crucial human capital initiatives that bolster and cultivate the employer brand both externally and internally. Central to this role is guiding, coaching, and directing a large team in a manner that perpetuates Hackensack’s legacy of being recognized as one of the “100 Best Places to Work in Healthcare.” Mark will foster a talent acquisition function that stands as a premier talent destination. Under his guidance, the Talent Selection team will strategically deliver the right talent to the organization in an efficient and effective manner ensuring the function operates seamlessly and in harmony with the workforce’s strategic goals and the organization’s mission, vision, and values.

“Working with Carrie and Pam at The Christopher Group has been amazing,” Mark Rowe shared. “They are true pros! They took the time to really understand who I was as a candidate and what I was looking for, and then put in the hard work; keeping the interview process moving and keeping me informed and motivated the entire time. I cannot thank them enough for representing me and my interests so well!” 

Mark Rowe is a highly accomplished Talent Acquisition Professional with a strong history of success and growth in the healthcare industry. Distinguished by his proven track record of enhancing productivity and service quality while effectively managing costs, Mark consistently exceeds expectations in his endeavors. His expertise spans a wide array of specialties, including networked leadership, influencing, communication, visionary thinking, data analysis, process improvement, strategic planning, and marketing and branding. With a keen focus on leveraging data and metrics to drive decision-making, Mark excels in developing and executing strategic initiatives that propel healthcare organizations forward. His dynamic approach to talent acquisition underscores his commitment to excellence and his capacity to positively impact organizational success in the healthcare sector.

About Hackensack Meridian Health

Hackensack Meridian Health is a leading not-for-profit healthcare organization that is the largest, most comprehensive, and truly integrated healthcare network in New Jersey, offering a complete range of medical services, innovative research, and life-enhancing care. In addition to 18 hospitals, Hackensack is home to more than 36,000 team members, 7,000 physicians, and 500+ patient care locations, including ambulatory care centers, surgery centers, home health services, long-term care, and assisted living communities, ambulance services, lifesaving air medical transportation, urgent care centers, physician practice locations, and a fitness and wellness center. 

Hackensack Meridian Health has two hospitals ranked on New Jersey’s Top 10 Best Hospitals and the #1 adult and children’s hospital in the state. Hackensack has also been named in the “150 Top Placed to Work in Health Care.” and due to Hackensack’s commitment to embedding diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) the organization has been named No. 1 in the U.S. on Diversity Inc.’s “Top Hospitals & Health Systems” list for 2023. DEI is one of the seven strategic priorities for Hackensack Meridian Health, emphasizing the importance of an equitable and inclusive environment. 

About The Christopher Group

Through its award-winning, customized HR solutions, The Christopher Group (TCG) delivers critical human capital solutions in the area of executive HR search, interim HR leaders, fractional CHROs, and HR advisory and consulting. Since 1998, TCG has served clients across all industries, locations, company sizes, and verticals. Staffed by former HR professionals and highly trained search practitioners who have sat in the job, TCG has been named one of the Fastest-Growing and Best Non-Profit and Diversity Executive Recruiting Firms by Hunt Scanlon as well as Forbes’ 2019, 2020, 2021 & 2022 list of America’s Best Executive Recruiting Firms.