DOWNERS GROVE, Ill. — DuPage Medical Group (DMG), the largest independent multi-specialty physician group in Illinois, is pleased to announce the addition of Jennifer McCusker and Joel Nelson to its senior management team. McCusker will serve as Chief People Officer, and Nelson will hold the role of Senior Vice President of Clinical Innovation and Patient Experience.
McCusker brings more than 20 years of experience in the areas of talent and organizational development, with a proven track record for building high-performing teams across a variety of industries. She has played a critical role in shaping the culture of large organizations such as Taco Bell and Oakley. As Chief People Officer, she will oversee and provide strategic direction across human resources, including training and development, talent acquisition, benefits, associate engagement and culture enhancement efforts. McCusker will also design and implement new HR processes and programs to help enhance DMG’s culture and drive growth initiatives.
Nelson comes to DMG with extensive experience in strategy innovation and a commitment to human-centered design. He most recently served as Vice President of Innovation at UnitedHealthcare. Previously, Nelson served as Senior Director, Strategic Growth at Best Buy where he developed the strategy and innovation approach to the managed services growth initiatives across several market verticals, including connected entertainment, home healthcare/wellness, home energy and home automation. In partnership with DMG’s senior management team and physician leaders, he will develop innovative technologies, programs and initiatives to advance DMG’s innovation agenda and help drive its distinctive patient experience.
“We are thrilled to welcome Jennifer and Joel to DMG,” said Steve Nelson, CEO of DMG. “Their unique skillsets were shaped by broad experience within industries outside of traditional healthcare. My goal is to bring the best talent and diverse thinking to our organization to accelerate our mission of transforming patient-centered care. I continue to be inspired by those who have chosen to join us in this collective mission.”
To learn more about DMG, its leadership team and its service offerings, visit www.dupagemedicalgroup.com.
About DuPage Medical Group
DuPage Medical Group (DMG) is the largest independent, multi-specialty physician group in Illinois with more than 750 primary care and specialty care physicians in over 100 suburban Chicago locations. For more than 20 years, DMG has focused on making healthcare better for its patients and communities by offering high quality, compassionate healthcare. As a physician-led organization, DMG’s physicians work together – utilizing leading-edge technology and innovative treatment options – to ensure that each patient receives accessible and efficient healthcare. For more information visit www.dupagemedicalgroup.com.