Dr. Ian C. Barrett is Associate Vice President of Human Resources for Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center. He provides leadership to Diversity and Multicultural Affairs, Employee Health, Occupational Safety and Environmental Health, Protective Services, Parking, Transportation, and Grounds. These departments are comprised of 130 employees, with a combined annual budget of more than $7 million.
Dr. Barrett has 19 years experience in Human Resources. Previously, he was Director of Employment and Employee Relations for the Cobb County (GA) School District. Other strategic and service delivery assignments have been with BellSouth, Emory Healthcare, Prudential, and Burns International Security Services.
He earned a Doctor of Education from the University of Georgia, where he completed a dissertation focused on diversity, careers, and human resource development. He has co-authored articles published in Human Resource Development International and the Journal of Career Development. He completed a MBA at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, and a BBA at the University of Georgia.
Dr. Barrett is life certified as a Senior Professional in Human Resources (SPHR). He is a member of the Society for Human Resource Management, the Academy of Management, and the Human Rights Campaign, Cincinnati Diversity Sub-Committee. He is the regional alumni representative for the Consortium for Graduate Study in Management. He is a participant in the Greater Cincinnati Urban League, African American Leadership Development Program. He is a former member of the National Association of African Americans in Human Resources.