SoutheastHEALTH today announced the appointment of Erin Pfeifer as Vice President of Human Resources. She succeeds Senior Vice President Lincoln Scott, who will retire January 1, 2016.
Pfeifer, a native to Cape Girardeau, joined SoutheastHEALTH in May of 2011, and is currently Director of Compensation and Benefits for the health system. She has successfully led efforts in the areas of benefits, compensation, recruiting, and all other human resources functions across SoutheastHEALTH’s landscape. Pfeifer has pioneered new program development and infrastructure, and successful changes in the total rewards strategy actualizing system savings while sustaining improved benefit coverage for employees.
“To be selected as Vice President is quite an honor,” said Pfeifer. “I’m impressed with SoutheastHealth’s directional focus toward healthcare and benefits reform and looking forward to working with system administrators to enhance SoutheastHEALTH’s vision even further. I want to thank Lincoln for his exemplary leadership and contribution to the mission and vision of SoutheastHEALTH.”
Pfeifer received a bachelor’s degree from Southeast Missouri State University and completed a Masters of Business Administration from the Southeast Missouri State University College of Business Program in 2006.
“Erin brings a wealth of leadership and human resources experience to SoutheastHEALTH’s Administration and will play a key role as SoutheastHEALTH continues executing its vision of high quality, low cost healthcare, to our employees and residents of southeast Missouri,” said Lincoln Scott.
“Her expertise and proven track record in total benefits and rewards strategy will continue to be a tremendous asset to SoutheastHEALTH,” said Ken Bateman, Chief Executive Officer. “Human Resources is a key function of a successful organization. Erin’s success in large corporate benefits strategy will be a viable resource for SoutheastHEALTH as we make decisions together that will secure future organizational success. I want to thank Lincoln for his dedicated leadership and commitment to SoutheastHEALTH.”