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Becky Rauen named SVP of human resources for Presbyterian Homes & Services



Presbyterian Homes & Services (PHS) has named Becky Rauen senior vice president and chief human resources officer (SVP/CHRO). In this role, Becky oversees all human resources functions for PHS and its 7,300 employees.

“We are excited to have Becky join our team,” said Dan Lindh, PHS president and CEO. “Her experience, skillset, values and passion make her the ideal individual to serve as our ‘chief people architect’ and to empower PHS employees to fulfill our mission of ‘honoring God by enriching the lives and touching the hearts of older adults.’”

Becky brings 25 years of experience in leading human resources in complex health care environments, including service as vice president of human resources for North Memorial Health, an organization encompassing 27 specialty and primary care clinics, home care offerings, two hospitals, more than 900 doctors and 6,100 employees.

About her new position Becky said, “One of the main reasons I chose PHS is because of the organization’s focus on Christian culture and the centrality of the employee experience to the mission of PHS. I can’t wait to support and further strengthen Presbyterian Homes’ values-driven, people-first culture.”

Additional work and industry leadership

Becky serves as president of the board of directors for the American Society for Healthcare Human Resources Administration, the nation’s only membership organization dedicated to meeting the needs of human resources professionals in healthcare. She previously served as director of human resources for Maple Grove Hospital, Maple Grove, Minn., and as chief human resource officer for Cuyuna Regional Medical Center, a PHS partner at Heartwood senior living community in Crosby, Minn.

Key responsibilities

Becky will serve on the PHS senior leadership team and will report directly to Dan (President Lindh). Becky’s key responsibilities include positioning PHS as an “employer of choice,” identifying and developing talent, maximizing the value of employee benefits, strengthening employees’ ownership mindset, and further integrating Christian values with PHS values, among others.

Education and family

Becky received her bachelor’s degree from the University of Maryland – Asia Division, and her master’s from the College of St. Scholastica, Duluth, Minn. She resides in Chanhassen, Minn., with her husband, Jon, and has two adult sons, Jonah and Nate.

Welcome, Becky!



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