Shannon Holden

Shannon ClarkVice President, Health Human Resources, Responsive Group Inc.

When Shannon joined our team in 2018, she brought over 20 years of expertise in human resources and a fresh HR perspective gleaned from her experience across multiple industries such as retail, real estate consulting, professional services, automotive and health care. Empathetic and compassionate, Shannon wants to help people reach their full potential. In her role as the Vice President, Health Human Resources, Shannon leads the development and execution of a transformational health human resources strategy that encompasses recruitment and workforce planning, performance and recognition, leadership development and succession planning, and engagement and well-being. Shannon’s sense of humour and her ability to see the positive in situations make her a creative mentor and leader.

Prior to joining our team, Shannon led the People and Culture provincial team at the CBI Health Group. She began her career at Golf Town as a “Jill of all Trades” where she held positions in operations and buying. At the Altus Group, she grew the HR function from a “mom-and-pop shop” to an international HR department across more than 15 countries as Director of Global HR, and working at Magna International, as Global Director for People Development and Training, she focused on leadership development, succession and recruitment.

Shannon is a member of the Ontario Long Term Care Association and sits on the Human Resources Task Force Committee and will be joining the Health Human Resources Committee at ORCA in 2022. Shannon holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from Mount Allison University and a post-graduate diploma in Corporate Communications from Sheridan College. She is a designated Certified Human Resources Professional (CHRP), a Certified Human Resources Leader (CHRL) and a Global Professional in Human Resources (GPHR), as well as a certified coach for 360s and behavioural assessments, a certified Predictive Index Analyst and a Certified Voices Coach. Active in the HR community, she is a member of the Human Resources Professional Association (HRPA) and the York Region Chapter as well as the Human Resources Certification Institute (HRCI).

In her free time, Shannon enjoys ball hockey, tennis, yoga, camping, hiking, music and dancing.