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Board of Directors

Vicki Cansler

Vicki Cansler joined Piedmont in February, 2013, as the Chief Human Resources Officer. She leads system-wide Human Resources, including Learning and Development, Total Rewards, Employee Relations, Talent Acquisition and HR Service Delivery. 

Vicki has extensive HR leadership experience in healthcare, both on the payer and provider sides, as well as healthcare HR consulting. She served as SVP of Human Resources for HealthMarkets, a private equity-owned individual health insurance company based in Texas, and Chief People Officer for Blue Cross Blue Shield of Tennessee. Vicki also held senior global Human Resources and consulting positions with Booz, Allen and Hamilton in Virginia and Deloitte & Touche LLP based in Dallas. 

She began her career in healthcare HR at Glenwood Regional Medical Center in West Monroe, Louisiana, which is her hometown, followed by Children’s Medical Center of Dallas. Vicki spent 11 years with CIGNA, holding various HR roles, including Vice President of Human Resources, for CIGNA’S Healthcare Division. 

Vicki received an MBA from the University of Dallas, attended LSU and obtained her bachelor’s degree from the University of Louisiana, Monroe. 

She has been married to Larry for 42 years, has two grown children (Camilea and Clayton), and one granddaughter (Athena). 

Staff

    • President/CEO
      Davida Morgan Washington 

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          • Director of Accounting and Operations
            Amy Zygler 

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          • Development and Communications Manager
            Benita Brisco

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          • Enrollment Coordinator/Office Manager
             Leslie Vestal 

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          • Regional Program Coordinator
            Debbie Ross 

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          • Regional Program Coordinator
            Edwina Turner 

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          • Regional Program Coordinator
            Melissa Silva 

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          • Program Manager
            Michelle Maddox 

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          • Project Coordinator
            Emily Pettigrew 

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          • Administrative Assistant Publications
            Olivia Ramfos 

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          • Database Management
            Glenda Cofer 
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