Mark Thomas has joined Phoenix Children’s Hospital as Vice President of Employee Relations. In this position, Thomas is responsible for all aspects of employee relations and leadership development, with a focus on enhancing employee relations, culture and communications.

Thomas joins Phoenix Children’s Hospital from Reading Health System in Pennsylvania, where he was the Vice President of Human Resources for a $900 million integrated healthcare system. Prior to this, Thomas served as the Vice President of Human Resources and Organizational Development at Greater Baltimore Medical Center. He has also held senior leadership positions with Regional West Health Services, Alegent Health, Franciscan Health System and Tulsa Regional Medical Center.

Thomas earned a bachelor’s degree in industrial relations from Rockhurst University and earned a master’s degree in industrial and organizational psychology from the University of Tulsa. His areas of expertise include employee relations, talent management, change execution, leadership and workforce planning.