ONARGA, Ill., Feb. 1, 2017 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- On January 16, 2017, Jody
Swearingen joined the Onarga Academy team as the new Human Resources (HR) Manager. Previous HR Manager Sheri Ritchie remains in the Nexus family as she takes on the same position at Indian Oaks Academy in Manteno,
Swearingen has over 15 years of experience in the Human Resources field. She previously held multiple HR roles at Carle Foundation Hospital, and most notably, was the HR Manager for The Carle Foundation, a not-for-profit company. Most recently, she served as Director of Human Resources at Decatur Memorial Hospital and Medical Group, overseeing daily HR operations and strategic support for the hospital and satellite offices.
"I am honored to join Onarga Academy and am excited to be part of an organization with such a profound mission," said Swearingen. "I look forward to supporting the employees of Onarga as they help our clients achieve new levels of success and wellbeing."
With areas of expertise in HRIS, data analysis, leadership development, talent acquisition, and organizational culture initiatives, Jody's progressive experience produced quality results by applying creative and efficient business solutions. In each of her previous roles, she has fostered collaborative, diverse, high-performing teams committed to providing exceptional customer service. She will continue to do the same at Onarga Academy.
"We are very pleased to have Jody join the Onarga Academy family as our new HR supervisor," said Executive Director Dennis Wiley. "Jody brings an extensive and diverse array of HR management experience. Previous employees under Jody's supervision describe her as 'professional, fair, compassionate, customer friendly, results-oriented, and committed to employee wellbeing.'"
Onarga Academy is a program of Nexus, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization and a provider of youth and family solutions. Onarga Academy provides residential treatment for males, ages 12 to 21, struggling with emotional and behavioral issues. Our programming helps improve social skills and develop a sense of responsibility and care for the needs and rights of others.
Media Contact: Laura Vecchetti, Onarga Academy, 815-268-4001, email@example.com
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