DCI Donor Services, Inc. (DCIDS) has recently announced Karen C. Williams as Director of Human Resources. Williams replaces Peggy Biagini, who accepted a position with DCI (Dialysis Clinics Inc., parent company of DCIDS) in January.
“Karen’s experience in healthcare and within the human resources field, is stellar and provides a high level of confidence that DCI Donor Services, Inc. will grow and thrive with her as part of our team,” said Jill Grandas, Corporate Executive Director of DCIDS. “Her ability and strengths within human resources, coupled with her legal expertise, will serve us well as she steps in to accept and further our organization’s growth.”
Williams will provide leadership and execute key strategies to ensure employment practices, recruitment, training and personnel responsibilities. Previously, Williams served as Administrative Officer with Vanderbilt University Medical Center, where she served in progressive roles with duties that included key aspects of personnel, payroll, hiring, coaching as well as employee relations. Prior to this role, she was Staff Attorney in the Administrative Office of the Tennessee Supreme Court, the Tennessee Department of Safety and the Tennessee State Employees Association.
“We were very impressed with Karen’s passion for people and her ability to build relationships across multiple disciplines within the healthcare field,” said Grandas. “These qualities are instrumental to continuing positive employee engagement, ensuring compliance and hiring practices for our family of organizations.”
Williams earned her bachelor’s degree from Vanderbilt University and her juris doctor from The University of Georgia School of Law.
“I am honored to be selected as Director of Human Resources for DCI Donor Services, a very highly-regarded organ and tissue procurement organization,” said Williams. “I look forward to working with the talented professionals and staff that make up the DCIDS family of organizations.”