Ted Ramirez is the Assistant Vice President of Talent for Cancer Treatment Centers of America (CTCA) at Western Regional Medical Center. He is responsible for leading the hospital’s talent initiatives to include talent acquisition, succession planning, compensation, benefits, wellness, learning and development, and employee relations. Mr. Ramirez joined the CTCA startup team in Phoenix, Arizona in March 2008. He led the organization’s talent function to a successful hospital opening in December 2008, which included sourcing and selecting of its 142 inaugural stakeholders. Today the center is home to 362 stakeholders.
Prior to CTCA, Mr. Ramirez was a Director of Human Resources for Hyatt Hotels, where he began his career 10 years earlier. Over the course of his career with Hyatt, Mr. Ramirez served as the Director of Human Resources for hotels in Carmel, California, Seattle, Washington and Phoenix. In addition to his human resources career, Mr. Ramirez has 18 years of experience in the hospitality industry.
Mr. Ramirez received a bachelor’s degree in hospitality administration from the University of Nevada, Las Vegas.