Joyce E. McDanel
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 located 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 United Service Credit Union and also serves as an active member of the CIW Careers in Health Care committee as part of the Central Iowa Works initiative 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.
Joyce serves as a Subcommittee Chair for EDGE – Education Drives our Great Economy whose objective/goal of this local group supported by the Greater Des Moines Partnership is to ensure that 75% of adults have postsecondary degrees, certificates or other credentials by 2025 that align with workforce needs. She is also co-chair the Funding Collaborative Committee for Central Iowa Works.
Executive Leadership Team
Leigh Anne Anderegg, Principal Financial Group
Missy Bullock, ARAG Legal
Jamie Carlson, The Iowa Clinic
Kristin Hurd, Hurd Realty
Debbie Ladehoff, Farmers Mutual Hail
Sheila Laing, Hy-Vee Corporate Office
Cindy Rockwell, Keyot
Sharon Vickery, Sogeti USA
Diamond Heart Presenting Sponsor