Courtney Brown and Rhonda Zaleski
Courtney Brownis a results oriented leader with over 14 years of experience in business development, talent acquisition, executive search and full cycle human capital management. Her success has come from linking clients’ business goals with appropriate and efficient recruiting, hiring and retention strategies.
Currently, as Director of Talent Acquisition at Penn Medicine, Brown serves as a member of the Human Resources Leadership team and is charged with creating a strategic talent acquisition model focused on streamlining processes and creating efficiencies though evaluating current staffing resources, infrastructure and efficiency.
Prior to joining Penn Medicine, Brown was the Director of Talent for CIGNA where she created talent acquisition strategies for several business units and participated in centralizing the function and implementing new technology.
Brown began her recruiting career with Kenexa, in executive search and engagement outsourcing. She holds a B.A from Roanoke College and resides in Wayne, PA with her husband and 3 children.
Rhonda Zaleski is a proven effective Nurse Leader and Specialized HealthCare Consultant with over 20 years of Nursing Leadership experience. Her success in healthcare business growth is derived from extensive experience in healthcare; program/service development, clinical operations and leading recruitment functions in complex service organizations. Her career development focused on healthcare clinical service growth with operational effectiveness.
Zaleski currently holds the position of Corporate Director of Nurse Recruitment and Workforce Planning at the University of Pennsylvania Health System-Penn Medicine. A recent podium speaker at the ANCC National Magnet Conference, Louisville, KY, she presented strategies leveraging frontline clinical nurses to maximize recruitment efforts, “Tipping the Culture for Recruitment: Empowering Clinical Nurses.” She serves on the Advisory Board of Nursing Spectrum and member of Pennsylvania Organization of Nurse Leaders, Society for Human Resource Management, American Association of Critical Care Nurses, National Hospice and Palliative Care, National Association for Health Care Recruitment.
Zaleski’s academic background includes a BS in Nursing and MS in Health Administration. Her prior leadership experience includes Recruitment Manager, Specialized Nurse Consultant, executive searches, Sr. Manager of Critical Care, Palliative Care and Hospice Services and Specialty Programs.