Tracie Morris is chief people officer for Corewell HealthTM—formerly Beaumont Health and Spectrum Health.
Tracie is integral in developing inspirational and innovative people strategies that propel the organization forward to thrive in a vibrant and inclusive culture. She champions programs related to learning, development, recruitment, retention, culture and well-being. In her 30-year career, she has led culture transformation, human resource automation and executed inclusion and talent strategies.
Tracie is passionate about people and transformation. In her 30-year career, she has led culture transformation, talent strategy and execution of inclusion and talent strategies. She is experienced in the design of new organizational structures as the foundation for growth and impact.
Tracie previously served as senior vice president and U.S. chief human resources officer and chief inclusion officer for BMO Financial Group, leading a human resources team dedicated to making BMO Financial a great place to work with a thriving and diverse culture. She led a culture overhaul called Ambition 2025, restructured compensation and benefits plans to reduce turnover, and established an inclusion strategy called Zero Barriers to Inclusion 2025. In her prior senior leadership roles for Exelon Corporation, she focused on talent strategies, culture transformation and diversity, equity and inclusion.
Tracie earned her Bachelor of Science in organizational communications from North Central College in Naperville, Illinois, and her Master of Science in management organizational behavior from Benedictine University in Lisle, Illinois. She received a certification in labor relations management from the University of Michigan, a human resources management certification from Aurora University and an organization design and effectiveness certification from the Center for Effective Organizations.
Tracie has served on the executive board of Junior Achievement and the board of Leadership Greater Chicago. She is a member of The Chicago Network, an organization of senior women leaders in the Chicago area. In 2020 she was named a Notable Leader in Human Resources by Crain’s Chicago Business.