Dave Lucia has worked in human resources field for more than 20 years in both the public and private sectors. In the public sector, he has held positions as an employment and training specialist and a senior personnel officer with the State of Minnesota. In the private sector, he has worked as the director of human resources in a hospital system, division director of human resources, and as a senior human resource consultant with a national health care organization.
Currently, he is the vice president of human resources for a multi-state health care organization, where he has primary responsibility for strategic human resource management for 51 operating centers in four states (approximately 5,000 employees). In addition to overseeing day-to-day HR processes, he also leads organization development projects, leadership development programs, and organization-wide education and training.
He holds an undergraduate degree in Business Administration, an M.A. in Management, and a Ph.D. in Human Resource Development from the University of Minnesota.