Cathy W. Frierson

Chief Human Resources Officer, Nuvance Health

FriersonMs. Frierson works across all entities of the health system to develop a comprehensive approach to managing and engaging talent and to establish a common culture. She has more than 35 years of human resources and leadership experience. She most recently served as senior vice president and chief human resources officer for Western Connecticut Health Network, where she was responsible for the overall development, design and administration of the department. She joined Western Connecticut Health Network in 2016 from GE, where she was a senior human resources manager for GE Capital Americas, in Norwalk, Conn. Ms. Frierson earned her bachelor’s degree from Boston College in Boston, Mass., a master’s in clinical/medical social work from Boston College and an MBA from Columbia University.