Ed Oxford, Senior Vice President, Chief Talent Officer
Ed Oxford joined Banner Health in July 2007 as senior vice president/chief talent officer. His focus is on leading the development and implementation of key strategies that position Banner Health as an employer of choice.
Prior to joining Banner Health, Oxford worked for Motorola, Inc. in Schaumburg, Ill., where he held a number of leadership positions in Organizational Development, Human Resources and Learning. While at Motorola, he ran Motorola University that provided learning opportunities for 65,000 employees, established a global Human Resources strategy and Organizational Development function to support business-wide initiatives.
Before working at Motorola, Oxford was a prinicipal at PricewaterhouseCoopers focused on organization transformation in the management-consulting business. He was responsible for building the revenues of his practice in the technology and entertainment industries and provided coaching to firm partners and executive clients. As the second member of this practice, he assisted growing revenues from nothing to $34 million in less than a year.
Oxford holds a Doctorate from Columbia University in Organization and Leadership. He also holds a master's degree in education and an undergraduate degree in business. Additional graduate studies include management science at the University of Southern California and counseling psychology at the University of Missouri, Kansas City.