Atlanta, GA – Core Clinical Partners is pleased to announce the appointment of Melissa Waterman as its new Vice President of Human Resources. With over 25 years of experience in human capital leadership across various industries, including nearly a decade in healthcare staffing, Melissa will play a vital role in driving Core’s people strategy and fostering a high-performance culture.
Core CEO Dr. Boykin Robinson said, “We are thrilled to welcome Melissa to our leadership team. Her proven track record in talent acquisition, retention, and engagement, as well as her commitment to diversity, inclusion, and accountability, make her a perfect fit as Core continues to grow.”
Melissa has extensive experience in building and developing high-performing teams, focusing on employee experience and flexible, servant leadership. She has a strong background in start-ups, growth companies, and global organizations. In her previous role, she built the HR, Talent Acquisition, and Talent Development functions for a fast-growing organization, eventually leading an HR team of 18 people.
In her new role at Core, Melissa will work with the leadership, HR staff, and stakeholders to further align HR functions, capabilities, and scalability to the company’s objectives and expansion plans. She will also act as an executive sponsor on culture, people experience, and diversity, to uphold and expand Core’s high-performance culture and an environment of mutual respect.
Melissa holds a B.S. in Industrial Psychology from the University of North Georgia and an MBA in International Business from Florida International University. She is an active participant in senior HR leadership in the Atlanta area and holds Agile HR and SPHR certification. She has served on the boards of local public schools and has provided interview skills training for women transitioning back to the workforce.
When not working, Melissa enjoys spending time with friends and family, being outdoors, and traveling. She resides north of Atlanta.
About Core Clinical Partners
Core Clinical Partners is a hospital-based physician services company founded on the principles of partnership, transparency, and clinical alignment, overseeing 30+ emergency medicine and hospital medicine programs, serving more than 700,000 patients annually. In a market where outsourced groups have become vendors to their hospitals and staffing agencies to their clinicians, Core does things differently by developing unique models at each site that align with the needs of both the facility and the clinicians. By combining the capabilities of a national group with the kind of individualized, on-the-ground service usually only found in smaller groups, Core is able to guide hospitals and health systems on their journey toward top-tier metrics and outstanding patient experience.