Michigan Medicine Executive Leadership

Deloris Hunt
Chief Human Resources Officer

Deloris Hunt

Deloris (Dee) Hunt, MSA, joined Michigan Medicine as Chief Human Resources Officer (CHRO) in 2018, bringing more than 20 years of Human Resources executive experience in the health care industry.

In her role as CHRO, Deloris provides strategic leadership and direction to all of Michigan Medicine’s human resources functions, including HR strategy; organizational effectiveness; learning and development; talent acquisition; labor relations; compensation; HR information systems; and other HR services. In addition to these areas, she and her team work collaboratively with strategic partners and leadership across Michigan Medicine and the University of Michigan.

Prior to joining Michigan Medicine, Deloris was the Senior Vice President and Human Resources Officer for the Detroit Medical Center. For nearly 13 years with DMC, Deloris led the system through major changes, including ownership and personnel transition from Vanguard Health Systems to Tenet Healthcare. She was also critical in the implementation of a best-in-class leadership development program, organization-wide talent growth and development, restructuring to enhance services while reducing costs. Under her leadership, DMC was recognized regionally and nationally for diversity and leadership development; and partnerships with Building Michigan Healthcare/MHA, the City of Detroit and Midtown, State of Michigan - Walk to Work Program as well as other regional health care organizations.

Prior to DMC, Deloris was a System Director at Saint Joseph Mercy Health System for six years, and spent 20 years at Henry Ford Health System in roles with progressive and increasing responsibilities.

She is a graduate of Leadership Detroit - Class XXXII; was named the Michigan HR Executive of the Year in 2012; and was honored by the Michigan Chronicle as 2018 Woman of Excellence. She is deeply committed to the community and served seven years as a Commissioner for the Michigan Department of Civil Rights, and was a part of the Flint water investigation. 

Deloris is an active member of several professional organizations such as Society of Human Resources Management, Michigan Healthcare Human Resources Association, and American Society for Healthcare Human Resources Administration. She is founding member, the past president, parliamentarian and board member of the National Association of African Americans in Human Resources, Detroit Chapter.

Deloris earned her business administration degree from Wayne State University and Master Degree in General Administration from Central Michigan University.