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Meet the Team

  • Lori Royer, Director

    Lori Royer Sommers, Director: Lori has over 25 years' experience in human resources. She is responsible for the leadership and management of the DCH Health System compensation programs, employee recruitment, workforce development programs and HRIS. Ms. Sommers has a BS in Health Care Management from The University of Alabama and an MBA from The University of Alabama in Birmingham. She is a Certified Senior Professional in Human Resources (SPHR) and is a Senior Certified Professional (SHRM-SCP) and Compensation Management Specialist (CMS). Ms. Sommers is a member of the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) and Tuscaloosa Human Resource Professionals (THRP).

  • Kimberly, HR Analyst

    Kimberly, HRIS Analyst: Kimberly joined the DCH Health System in early 2017. She has an Associate’s degree in Computer Information Systems – Programming and a Bachelor’s in Information Technology Management. She is a member of the HRIS team, and assits Recruiters with applicant tracking system for recruitment and new talent onboarding .

  • Angelia, HR Assistant:

    Angelia, HR Assistant: Angelia joined the DCH Health System and Human Resources in October 2000 and currently holds the position of Senior HR Representative. A native of Tuscaloosa, Alabama, Angelia is proud alumnus of Central High School, Stillman College and Troy University and actively supports her community.

  • Kelly, HR Recruiter

    Kelly, HR Recruiter: Kelly has more than 15 years of Human Resources experience and over 12 years of customer service experience.

  • Yolanda, HR Recruiter

    Yolanda, HR Recruiter: Yolanda has worked with the recruitment team since July 2016. She graduated from UAB with a degree in Sociology and UWA with a Master’s in Counseling/Psychology. She is excited to focus her passion for community engagement on opportunities for recruitment within the DCH System.

  • Jennifer, HR Recruiter

    Jennifer, HR Recruiter: Jennifer is one of two RN recruiters working at DCH. She is a graduate of Northwest Florida State College. Jennifer has more than 15 years of experience in Human Resources. She started her career with DCH as Administrative/Staffing Coordinator in the RMC Emergency Department. She enjoys volunteering in the church and community. Jennifer takes pride in working to make DCH Health System a success.

  • Ken, Recruiter

    Ken, Recruiter: Ken is a native of Tuscaloosa, Alabama, and was actually born at DCH Regional Medical Center. He is a graduate of the University of Alabama, and has worked in recruitment since 1989, the last 15 years with the DCH Health System.

  • Jean, HR Coordinator

    Jean, HRIS Coordinator: Jean is the HRIS Compensation Coordinator for the DCH Health System. She has over 15 years of HR experience, and her favorite quote is from Ralph Waldo Emerson’s poem, “What is success?” - “… To leave the world a bit better … This is to have succeeded”. Working in health care regardless of the position is a great start to succeeding.

  • Karen, HR Analyst

    Karen, HRIS Analyst: Karen has worked for DCH Human Resources for more than 19 years, with a brief stent in Payroll. Karen oversees the DCH Time and Attendance system.

  • Vicki, Sr. Employment Assistan

    Vicki, Sr. Employment Assistant: Vicki has been employed with DCH for more than 20 years. She coordinates the job requisition postings and recruitment events.

  • Holly, HR Recruiter

    Holly, HR Recruiter: Holly is one of two RN Recruiters and joined the DCH Health System Recruitment Team in 2018. She has a bachelor’s degree in Human Resource Management from the University of South Alabama. Holly enjoys placing candidates in positions that grow their career as well as make a positive contribution to the organization.

  • Brittney, HR Recruiter

    Brittney, HR Recruiter: Brittney joined the Human Resources recruitment team in 2020. She recruits Patient Care Assistants, Patient Safety Companions and coordinates contract staff. She has an associate’s degree from Shelton State Community College.