Shepherd Center Welcomes New Vice President of Human Resources, Katherine Creek
Shepherd Center recently announced that Katherine Creek, PHR, SHRM-SCP, GBA, CMS, joined the organization as vice president of human resources on July 12, 2021.
Creek joins Shepherd Center from CBORD Group, Inc. / Horizon Software, LLC, where she served as vice president of human resources. There, she led the human resources division in enhancing organizational culture, recruiting and retaining top talent, and developing strategies to increase employee engagement. Before joining CBORD Group, Inc. / Horizon Software, LLC, Creek held progressive positions in human resources leadership in the banking industry. Creek graduated from Georgia State University, cum laude, with a bachelor’s degree in business administration with a focus in human resources management.
“Katherine joins Shepherd Center with more than 17 years of experience in leading human resources for dynamic organizations like Shepherd Center,” said Sarah Morrison, PT, MBA, MHA, president and CEO of Shepherd Center. “As Shepherd Center enters its 46th year, we look forward to Katherine’s leadership in helping Shepherd Center continually strengthen its culture of hope, humor and hard work by recruiting, engaging and retaining the best and brightest employees.”
Creek joins Shepherd Center as Lorie Hutcheson, current vice president of human resources, retires from the role and transitions into a part-time position.
Shepherd Center, located in Atlanta, Georgia, is a private, not-for-profit hospital specializing in medical treatment, research and rehabilitation for people with spinal cord injury, brain injury, multiple sclerosis, spine and chronic pain, and other neuromuscular conditions. Founded in 1975, Shepherd Center is ranked by U.S. News & World Report among the top 10 rehabilitation hospitals in the nation. In its more than four decades, Shepherd Center has grown from a six-bed rehabilitation unit to a world-renowned, 152-bed hospital that treats more than 743 inpatients, 277 day program patients and more than 7,161 outpatients each year in more than 46,000 visits.