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Aimee J. Allbritton, Ph.D. is Vice President of Organization Development and Chief Learning Officer at Memorial Health System in Springfield, Illinois. Allbritton began her career as an educator in Educational Resources at Memorial Medical Center in 2000. She went on to hold roles as Director of Educational Resources and System Director of Organization Learning and Development from 2002-2009 and System Administrator of Organization Development from 2009-2012, until expanding into her current role.
Allbritton is responsible for strategic leadership of a comprehensive infrastructure that ensures the workforce has the needed knowledge, skills and abilities to achieve the organization’s desired outcomes. She is responsible for identifying, diagnosing and leading change among the health system’s structures, behaviors and processes.
She is active in community affairs as a member of Illinois Women in Leadership and has served on the Strategic Planning Committee for Ronald McDonald House Charities of Central Illinois. She also volunteers at Memorial’s Be Aware Women’s Health Fair, Memorial Medical Center Foundation’s Festival of Trees and is active in the education of pet therapy animals.
Allbritton is also active in healthcare and organizational associations including the American College of Healthcare Executives, the Association of Talent Development, the Organization Development Network, Benedictine University’s Strategic Planning Advisory Council and the Steering Committee for the National Center for Healthcare Leadership. She is a Registered Organization Development Consultant, as well as having earned her Senior Professional in Human Resources accreditation.
Allbritton earned her Master’s of Science degree in Management and Organizational Behavior as well as her Ph.D. in Organization Development from Benedictine University in Springfield. She has presented nationally and internationally as an expert on executive leadership transitions and has had her work published as well. She is currently working on a book for healthcare leaders to assist in executive leadership transitions.
Aimee and her husband, Chris, live in Springfield. She has two children, Micalister, a senior at University of Central Florida in Orlando; Caidin, a soldier in the United States Army; and two stepchildren, Andrew, a junior at the University of Illinois; and Carolyn, a junior in high school. They share their home with their two dogs, Sparkle and Sadie.