Lucy Thompson Dean is a Registered Dietitian and Assistant Vice President of Human Resources at Carolinas HealthCare System. After launching and building CHS LiveWELL, the System’s teammate prevention and wellness program, Lucy returned to her communications roots and is now responsible for CHS Teammate Experience, including HR Communication, Recognition and Events. Her teams are laser focused on creating an environment for highly engaged teammates and leaders.
During Lucy’s 10 years with Carolinas HealthCare System, the organization has been recognized with numerous national awards for HR communications campaigns such as “Your Health and Retirement at CHS” and “CHS Proud.”
Lucy is a board member for several local organizations and the American Leadership Forum.
She is a graduate of the University of North Carolina – Chapel Hill, with a Bachelor of Arts in Journalism and Mass Communications, and earned her Master of Science in Human Nutrition from Winthrop University.
Lucy’s love of being outdoors has influenced her passion for servant leadership and community service, participating in programs such as the National Outdoor Leadership School, Outward Bound and Operation Raleigh. She and her family have led mission teams to Lithuania and Haiti.