Vice President of Human Resources and Education, UnityPoint Health - Des Moines
Ms. McDanel has been involved in healthcare leadership for more than 30 years. Her experience as an administrator, COO and CFO in other healthcare organizations has prepared her well for her current role as the VP of Human Resources and Education with UnityPoint Health - Des Moines.
In 2005, Ms. McDanel joined UnityPoint Health - Des Moines as the Executive Director of Integrated Service. Joyce graduated with a Bachelor of Business from Washburn University in Topeka, Kansas, has her MBA from the University of Iowa and has obtained Senior Human Resource Professional Certification (SPHR) and is a fellow in the American College of Healthcare Executives. Ms. McDanel is an active member of the local and national Human Resource Professional organizations, Society of Human Resource Management and serves on the board for the Better Business Bureau. She also serves as an active member and co-chair of the Funding Collaborative for Central Iowa Works and CareerSTAT, a national initiative to validate and spread the investment in frontline, low-wage earners to move into sustainable wage positions through training and education programs initiated and/or supported by employers. In those roles, she demonstrates her ability to work with all areas of the organization to accomplish established goals, lead successful change and focus on the development of leaders and frontline staff.