Luke Morris is an experienced HR executive, talent leader, and executive recruiter who believes that culture and people strategy are fundamental to organizational success. A consultant based in WittKieffer’s Irvine, California, office, Luke brings to his search work a history of recruiting and coaching top level healthcare executives, driving organizational change and alignment, improving processes, and engaging employees and senior leadership. He also has deep experience in executive recruitment and has conducted numerous CEO, COO, CMO, CNO and CHRO searches throughout his career.
Before joining the WittKieffer team, Luke spent 14 years in key talent roles for Intermountain Healthcare, most recently as Assistant Vice President for Talent in Salt Lake City, Utah. In this role, he oversaw talent for the system, executive recruitment, and led a transformational redesign of talent acquisition across the organization that resulted in vastly improved recruitment metrics and cost savings. In addition, he successfully spearheaded a multidisciplinary team in creating the organization’s workforce planning model, competencies, and tools. Prior to that role, Luke was Regional Human Resources Director for Intermountain in Provo, Utah, overseeing HR for seven hospitals.
In his personal life, Luke is passionate about his family and his community, having served as a mentor, advisor, and board member to various civic organizations. He has also been active in professional organizations and is a senior certified professional of the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM-SCP), as well as a certified senior professional in human resources (SPHR) through the Human Resource Certification Institute.