For 30 years Doug Allen has been a human resources leader in various industries in the tri-state region, working in virtually every aspect of the discipline. In the companies for which he’s served as an HR executive, Doug has been instrumental in transforming the role of HR to a partner and facilitating the achievement of the organization’s mission and goals. Strategic, judicious and thoughtful, Doug’s expertise and contributions span HR strategy, leadership development, workforce planning, labor negotiations, employee relations, executive and managerial coaching, organizational development, change management, culture transformations, and talent acquisition and management.
Doug has been a trusted advisor to all levels of an organization including the many Boards on which he serves. He brings a strong focus on strategy and workforce development and alignment. Doug has experience in both non-profit and for profit organizations. Most recently, Doug served as SVP of HR of the multi-site, two-state Cooper Health System directing all HR operations, organizational development, employee health services as well as a revenue-generating employee assistance program. Prior to his tenure with Cooper Health System, Doug was CHRO of Hahnemann University Hospital and Hahnemann Multispecialty Services, VP of HR for St. Christopher’s Hospital for Children and their Pediatric Associates, served as Director of HR for Health Care Plan of New Jersey, Inc. and as Management/Employee Specialist for the Hospital of The University of Pennsylvania.
Doug holds an M.S. in Counseling Psychology from Trenton State College and a B.S. in Education from Temple University, and is on the faculty of Villanova University’s Graduate School.