Jackie Tischler

SVP & Chief People Officer at BJC HealthCare

Jackie Tischler serves as senior vice president and chief people officer for BJC HealthCare, one of the nation’s largest nonprofit health care organizations. With more than 31,000 employees, BJC is the largest employer in the St. Louis region and one of the largest employers in Missouri.

Tischler has responsibility for all aspects of the human resources organization including strategy, planning, recruitment, learning, compensation and benefits. She leads the Human Resources Leadership Team, a cross-organizational team of human resources professionals from BJC’s hospitals and health services organizations as collectively the team focuses on making BJC an exceptional place to work and achieve the organization’s mission. Additionally, she serves as the liaison to the Compensation Committee of the BJC Board of Directors.

Before joining BJC in 2020, Tischler served as senior vice president, human resource operations at Baylor Scott and White Health (BSWH) in Dallas, Texas. BSWH is the largest fully integrated health care system in Texas. In this role she was responsible for compensation, executive compensation, talent acquisition, benefits, HR technology, HR service center, employee health and managed an HR team of 300.

Tischler also spent two years as vice president of human resources with University of Colorado Health, at the time a $2.5 billion integrated health care system with three hospitals and 15,000 employees. Additionally, she held senior HR and transformation leadership positions at Methodist Health System in Dallas, and began her career with Ernst and Young, LLP in audit services.

A former certified public accountant, Tischler holds a master’s degree in health care administration from Trinity University in San Antonio, Texas and a bachelor’s degree in business administration (accounting major) from Oklahoma State University in Stillwater, Oklahoma.


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