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Thursday, July 12, 2012

St. Francis Health selects new human resources executive

INDIANAPOLIS – Corey Baute has been appointed chief human resources executive for Franciscan St. Francis Health, effective July 16.

In that role, he will oversee all facets of human resources, including employment, retention, compensation, legal compliance, employee relations and employee communications. Additionally, he will be responsible for employee health services, education, employment programs, safety and security.

He succeeds Karen Sagar, a long-time member of the hospital’s Human Resources Department.

Baute comes to Franciscan St. Francis after serving four years as chief of human resources for Roudebush Veterans Affairs Medical Center in Indianapolis. Before that position, he led recruiting and staffing at Indiana University Health.

A U.S, Army officer who served during Desert Storm, Baute earned a master’s degree in management at Oakland City University and received a bachelor’s in public affairs at the IU School of Public and Environmental Affairs.

He holds a professional human resources certification from the Human Resources Certification Institute and is a graduate of the United Way of Central Indiana’s Ardath Burkhart Governance and Management Program and the Lacy Leadership Association’s LEAD program.

Baute, who resides in Avon with his wife and three children, is active in community programs, including Habitat for Humanity for Greater Indianapolis, Wheeler Mission, Boy Scouts of America and the Indiana Sports Corporation.