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Director of Operations

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As director of operations for The Center for Health Affairs, Candice Hunt is responsible for evaluating and optimizing current and proposed operational systems and procedures; analyzing efficiency of organizational processes, systems and physical assets; leading change management efforts; and serving as a liaison between project members, cross-functional teams, external vendors, and other stakeholders to ensure deliverables are communicated.

Providing leadership, guidance and support to three team members, she collaborates with department project managers and leaders across the organization to create transparency into departmental initiatives with the goal of strategic alignment. Her responsibilities also include events management, corporate development and sponsorship, and facilities management. 

Hunt previously served as talent & human resources operations manager for The Center. This role required her to manage process and program improvements to address business needs in collaboration with other departments to improve efficiency and effectiveness. A culture steward of the organization, Hunt promoted an environment that would enable The Center to attract, retain and develop strong, diverse internal and external talent.

She began her time at The Center in a temporary coordinator position in the CHAMPS benefits consulting department and later moved to the role of HR generalist, serving as the point of contact and resource for staff and managers for HR-related questions while maintaining a strong understanding of the purpose and function of the HRIS system, and ensuring an adequate personnel recording filing system to meet the needs of the organization and comply with current employment practices.

Hunt holds a Bachelor of Arts in communication studies, a Master of Science in human resources and is a certified paralegal. Certified as a project management professional, she is also a SHRM certified professional, AIRS certified internet recruiter and certified in HR analytics.