Nerissa E. Morris serves as the Senior Vice President & Chief Human Resources and Diversity Officer for Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center. Ms. Morris joined Cincinnati Children’s in April 2018, after serving as the Vice President of Human Resources for the University of Miami for eight years. In her role at Cincinnati Children’s, she has responsibility for all people planning functions including culture, talent development, HR business partnership and operations, total rewards, employee health and safety, diversity and inclusion, and community relations. Ms. Morris spent more than 20 years in human resources with the Ford Motor Company and Ford Motor Credit Company, holding a variety of roles, including senior leadership positions with Ford in the U.S. and Brazil, and with Volvo Car Corporation in Sweden. She holds a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration and Master of Business Administration from Xavier University in Cincinnati, Ohio. Ms. Morris currently serves on the Cincinnati USA Regional Chamber Board of Directors, ArtsWave Board of Directors, Xavier University Williams College of Business Dean’s Executive Advisory Board, and TIAA Healthcare Advisory Council.