Barbara Pryor joined the ACGME as Vice President, Human Resources in September 2020. She brings more than 20 years of experience in broad Human Resources and executive leadership, including recruiting/talent management, operations, technology leadership, organizational change, increasing efficiencies, and developing diverse teams. Most recently she led Cook County Health and Hospitals System’s (CCHHS) Human Resources department as the Chief Human Resources Officer. Under her leadership, CCHHS re-engineered various business processes and implemented system automation to increase productivity and overall service levels.
Mrs. Pryor served as Director of Human Resources, Information Systems for the Cook County Government Offices of the President; Associate Partner/Client Solutions Executive, Global Technology Services for IBM Corporation, where she was nominated as a “Technology All Star” for the 2007 National Women of Color Technology Awards & Recognition Conference; and in senior leadership and as Chief Information Officer for the Chicago Housing Authority. She has also held various consulting roles at Pricewaterhouse Coopers LLP and Deloitte & Touche LLP. Mrs. Pryor is a former Board member for the Wings Domestic Violence Service Organization, and for the University of Illinois’ College Business Alumni Association Board. She earned her BS in marketing from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, has completed coursework for an MBA in finance and Management Information Systems (MIS) from Loyola University of Chicago, and has attended the Harvard Kennedy School of Business Executive Education program.